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Drawing - Oliver Twist waited on by the Bow Street Runners
  • Oliver Twist waited on by the Bow Street Runners
    George Cruikshank, born 1792 - died 1878
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Oliver Twist waited on by the Bow Street Runners

  • Object:

    Drawing

  • Place of origin:

    London (made)

  • Date:

    1838-46 (made)

  • Artist/Maker:

    George Cruikshank, born 1792 - died 1878 (artist)

  • Materials and Techniques:

    Drawing, pencil

  • Museum number:

    9995G

  • Gallery location:

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

Physical description

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

Place of Origin

London (made)

Date

1838-46 (made)

Artist/maker

George Cruikshank, born 1792 - died 1878 (artist)

Materials and Techniques

Drawing, pencil

Marks and inscriptions

'George Cruikshank'
signed

Dimensions

Height: 4.75 in, Width: 5.5 in

Descriptive line

Drawing in pencil by George Cruikshank (1792-1878), titled 'Oliver waited on by the Bow Street Runners', an illustration for an 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.

Materials

Pencil

Techniques

Drawing

Categories

Dickens

Collection

Prints, Drawings & Paintings Collection

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