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Print - Steam Excursion (Plate I)
  • Steam Excursion (Plate I)
    Cruikshank, George, born 1792 - died 1878
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Steam Excursion (Plate I)

  • Object:

    Print

  • Date:

    ca. 1836 (printed)

  • Artist/Maker:

    Cruikshank, George, born 1792 - died 1878 (Illustrator)

  • Materials and Techniques:

    etching on paper

  • Credit Line:

    Bequest of Mrs. Eliza Cruikshank

  • Museum number:

    9407:33

  • Gallery location:

    Prints & Drawings Study Room, level E, case I, shelf 83, box A

Physical description

An etching featuring a group of figures watching a group of three woman play stringed instrucments. A man in the background holds a steamship wheel.

Date

ca. 1836 (printed)

Artist/maker

Cruikshank, George, born 1792 - died 1878 (Illustrator)

Materials and Techniques

etching on paper

Marks and inscriptions

'George Cruickshank'
signature, printed, lower centre recto

Descriptive line

An etching by George Cruikshank titled 'Steam Excursion (Plate I)', produced to illustrate Sketches by Boz, a collection of short pieces by Charles Dickens originally published in 1836

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

From departmental notes relating to the Cruikshank Bequest

Materials

Paper

Techniques

Etching

Subjects depicted

Steamships; Musical instruments

Categories

Illustration; Prints; Dickens

Collection

Prints, Drawings & Paintings Collection

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