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Paint brush

  • Object:

    Paint brush

  • Place of origin:

    Britain (probably, made)

  • Date:

    pre 1878 (made)

  • Artist/Maker:

    Unknown (made)

  • Materials and Techniques:

    Wooden handle with bristles

  • Credit Line:

    Bequest of Mrs. Eliza Cruikshank

  • Museum number:


  • Gallery location:

    Prints & Drawings Study Room, level E, case I, shelf 99

Physical description

Paint brush with a wooden handle and two remaining bristles.

Place of Origin

Britain (probably, made)


pre 1878 (made)


Unknown (made)

Materials and Techniques

Wooden handle with bristles


Length: 16.8 cm, Length: 2.3 cm dimension of bristles, Width: 1 cm

Descriptive line

Paint brush used by George Cruikshank

Bibliographic References (Citation, Note/Abstract, NAL no)

From departmental notes relating to the Cruikshank Bequest


Wood; Bristle


Tools & Equipment; Printmaking techniques; Prints


Prints, Drawings & Paintings Collection

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