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Print - Greenwich Fair
  • Greenwich Fair
    Cruikshank, George, born 1792 - died 1878
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Greenwich Fair

  • 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:

    9407:12

  • Gallery location:

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

Physical description

An etching of a group of figures dancing underneath a chandelier.

Date

ca. 1836 (printed)

Artist/maker

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

Materials and Techniques

etching on paper

Marks and inscriptions

'George Cruikshank'
printed in ink, lower centre recto

Descriptive line

'Greenwich Fair', an etching by George Cruikshank produced to illustrate Sketches by Boz, a collection of small pieces by Charles Dickens originally published in 1836

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

The full text reads as follows:

"Sketches by Boz. 40 Etchings Complete. London. John Macrone. 1536-7 (1942 - etc.) 2nd set"
From departmental notes relating to Cruikshank Bequest

Subjects depicted

Dances; Chandeliers

Categories

Illustration; Prints; Dickens

Collection

Prints, Drawings & Paintings Collection

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