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Print - The Boarding House (Plate II)
  • The Boarding House (Plate II)
    Cruikshank, George, born 1792 - died 1878
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The Boarding House (Plate II)

  • Object:

    Print

  • Date:

    ca. 1836 (printed)

  • Artist/Maker:

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

  • Materials and Techniques:

    etching on paper

  • Credit Line:

    Bequest of Mrs. Eliza Cruikshank

  • Museum number:

    9407:28

  • Gallery location:

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

Physical description

An etching of a woman seated in a chair with her hands to her face. A man stands beside her with his hands in his pocket. a gathering of figures stands in the doorway, one holding a lit candle. There is a framed picture hanging on the wall and what appears to be a piano in the background.

Date

ca. 1836 (printed)

Artist/maker

Cruikshank, George, born 1792 - died 1878 (illustrator)
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 'The Boarding House (plate II)' 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

Candles; Boarding houses; Pianos

Categories

Illustration; Prints; Dickens

Collection

Prints, Drawings & Paintings Collection

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