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Prints - George Speaight Punch & Judy Collection
  • George Speaight Punch & Judy Collection
    Cruikshank, George, born 1792 - died 1878
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George Speaight Punch & Judy Collection

  • Object:

    Prints

  • Place of origin:

    London (published)

  • Date:

    30th January 1811 (published)

  • Artist/Maker:

    Cruikshank, George, born 1792 - died 1878 (artist)
    Laurie & Whittle (publisher)

  • Materials and Techniques:

    hand coloured etching, ink and paint on paper

  • Credit Line:

    Accepted by HM Government in Lieu of Inheritance Tax and allocated to the V&A in 2010.

  • Museum number:

    S.922-2010

  • Gallery location:

    In Storage

Illustrated song lyrics for Bartholomew Fair as sung by Mr Mathews. The illustrated panel shows Bartholomew Fair in chaos. In the commotion, a Punch and Judy theatre is in the process of being knocked over. Published in London by Laurie & Whittle.

Physical description

Hand coloured and etched illustrated song lyrics for Bartholomew Fair as sung by Mr Mathews.

Place of Origin

London (published)

Date

30th January 1811 (published)

Artist/maker

Cruikshank, George, born 1792 - died 1878 (artist)
Laurie & Whittle (publisher)

Materials and Techniques

hand coloured etching, ink and paint on paper

Dimensions

Height: 27.7 cm, Width: 22.2 cm

Descriptive line

Illustrated song lyrics for Bartholomew Fair as sung by Mr Mathews. Published in London by Laurie & Whittle on 30th January 1811, George Speaight Punch & Judy Collection.

Materials

Printing ink; Paper; Paint

Techniques

Printing; Etching (corroding); Painting; Hand-colouring

Categories

Entertainment & Leisure

Collection

Theatre and Performance Collection

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