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Drawing - Vauxhall Gardens by Day
  • Vauxhall Gardens by Day
    George Cruikshank, born 1792 - died 1878
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Vauxhall Gardens by Day

  • Object:


  • Place of origin:

    London (made)

  • Date:

    1837-39 (made)

  • Artist/Maker:

    George Cruikshank, born 1792 - died 1878 (artist)
    Chapman & Hall (publishers)

  • Materials and Techniques:

    Drawing, pencil

  • Credit Line:

    Bequest of Mrs. Eliza Cruikshank

  • Museum number:


  • Gallery location:

    Prints & Drawings Study Room, level E, case I, shelf 93

Physical description

Pencil drawing inscribed with the title, 'Vauxhall Gardens by Day'.

Place of Origin

London (made)


1837-39 (made)


George Cruikshank, born 1792 - died 1878 (artist)
Chapman & Hall (publishers)

Materials and Techniques

Drawing, pencil

Marks and inscriptions

inscribed with titles and notes


Height: 6.25 in, Width: 3.875 in

Descriptive line

Drawing in pencil for the illustration to 'Vauxhall Gardens by Day' by George Cruikshank for Chapman and Hall's edition of 'Sketches by Boz', by Charles Dickens, 1837-39.

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.14. Catalogue of the exhibition held at the Victoria and Albert Museum, June-September 1970.

Full text is as follows:

'9725 Sketches by Boz. Charles Dickens First Series
A Election by Beadle
B Jemima Evans
C The Poor Clerk's Dinner
D London Recreations
E The Boarding House
F Hackney Coach Stands
G The Bloomsbury Christening
H Greenwich Fair
I Mr. Gabriel Parsons Courtship
J The Lockup House
K Horatio Sparkins
L Pawnbrokers Shop
M Dancing Academy
N Private Theatricals
O Winglebury Duel (sketches on reverse)
P Sentiment (sketches on reverse)
Q The Ballroom
R Vauxhall Gardens by day (Two 19 and 20, wanting.)
S Monmouth Street sketches on margin
T Scotland Yard, Coalheavers, relaxation, (large paper
U A Pickpocket in custody
V Seven Dials Fight of Amazons
W Mr. John Dounce
X Mr. Minns and his Cousins
Y Last Cab Driver
(28 wanting)
Departmental notes relating to the Cruikshank Bequest



Subjects depicted

Day; Gardens; Public parks


Illustration; Drawings; Dickens


Prints, Drawings & Paintings Collection

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