Two seaside romances

Victorian illustration to download showing a picture of contrasting seaside romances on a beach. A barefoot fisherman courts a young fishwife with her basket on her back, while a young man pays his addresses to a young woman in a bath chair, watched by a stern chaperone. This is an engraving of the painting ‘A Contrast’ by Abraham Solomon (1823-62), exhibited at the Royal Academy in 1855.