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Print - Outside of a Humble of Print Shop
  • Outside of a Humble of Print Shop
    Cruikshank, George, born 1792 - died 1878
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Outside of a Humble of Print Shop

  • Object:

    Print

  • Place of origin:

    England (etched)

  • Date:

    1828 (etched)

  • Artist/Maker:

    Cruikshank, George, born 1792 - died 1878 (etched)

  • Materials and Techniques:

    Etching on paper

  • Museum number:

    9543:3

  • Gallery location:

    Prints & Drawings Study Room, level E, case I, shelf 85, box A

Physical description

Etching of a street scene with two men and two boys looking at prints outside a print shop.

Place of Origin

England (etched)

Date

1828 (etched)

Artist/maker

Cruikshank, George, born 1792 - died 1878 (etched)

Materials and Techniques

Etching on paper

Marks and inscriptions

George Cruikshank pub
Etched at the bottom left of the image

Outside of a humble Print Shop
Written in pencil below the image

Dimensions

Height: 15.5 cm Sheet, Width: 22.5 cm Sheet, Height: 13.4 cm Plate mark, Width: 19.2 cm Plate mark

Descriptive line

George Cruikshank, etching

Labels and date

Cruikshank depicts the various haunts of print collectors - the very people who might have bought these etchings. He caricatures them as a cosy, select and excitable group. [March 2006]

Subjects depicted

Collecting objects

Categories

Caricatures & Cartoons; Prints

Production Type

Artist's proof

Collection

Prints, Drawings & Paintings Collection

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