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  • The last chance
    George Cruikshank, born 1792 - died 1878
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The last chance

  • Object:


  • Place of origin:

    London (made)

  • Date:

    1838-46 (made)

  • Artist/Maker:

    George Cruikshank, born 1792 - died 1878 (artist)

  • Materials and Techniques:

    Proof, etching

  • Museum number:


  • Gallery location:

    Prints & Drawings Study Room, level E, case I, shelf 96

Physical description

Etching, proof of an illustration for Charles Dicken's 'Oliver Twist; or the Parish Boy's progress'.

Place of Origin

London (made)


1838-46 (made)


George Cruikshank, born 1792 - died 1878 (artist)

Materials and Techniques

Proof, etching

Marks and inscriptions

'George Cruikshank'


Width: 4.5 in Average size, Height: 3.625 in

Descriptive line

Proof of an etching by George Cruikshank (1792-1848), titled 'The Last Chance', published in the 1846 edition of 'Oliver Twist' by Charles Dickens.

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

Victoria and Albert Museum Charles Dickens: An exhibition to celebrate the centenary of his death London: HMSO, 1970. P.24. Catalogue of the exhibition held at the Victoria and Albert Museum, June-September 1970.






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