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Print - Jemima Evans
  • Jemima Evans
    Cruikshank, George, born 1792 - died 1878
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Jemima Evans

  • Object:


  • 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:


  • Gallery location:

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

Physical description

An etching of a cluttered room including a fireplace and a table covered with dishes and food including a loaf of bread. A woman serves tea, another young woman tends the fire, a small cat is seated beside her. There is also a seated man and a standing woman.


ca. 1836 (printed)


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

Materials and Techniques

etching on paper

Marks and inscriptions

'George Cruikshank'
signature, printed, lower centre recto

Descriptive line

An etching by George Cruikshank titled 'Jemima Evans', 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)

The full text is as follows:

'Sketches by Boz.
40 Etchings complete.
London. John Macrone.
1836-37 (1942 - etc.)
2nd set'
From departmental notes relating to the Cruikshank bequest

Subjects depicted

Top hats; Sitting rooms; Fireplaces; Cats


Illustration; Prints; Dickens


Prints, Drawings & Paintings Collection

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