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  • The Burglary
    George Cruikshank, born 1792 - died 1878
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The Burglary

  • Object:


  • Place of origin:

    London (made)

  • Date:

    ca.1846 (made)

  • Artist/Maker:

    George Cruikshank, born 1792 - died 1878 (artist)

  • Materials and Techniques:

    Etching proof

  • Museum number:


  • Gallery location:

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

Physical description

Etching proof, signed 'George Cruikshank'.

Place of Origin

London (made)


ca.1846 (made)


George Cruikshank, born 1792 - died 1878 (artist)

Materials and Techniques

Etching proof

Marks and inscriptions

'George Cruikshank'

Descriptive line

Proof of an etching by George Cruikshank (1792-1878), titled 'The Burglary', for 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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