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Print - Our Next-door Neighbour
  • Our Next-door Neighbour
    Cruikshank, George, born 1792 - died 1878
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Our Next-door Neighbour

  • 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 four figures with hats gathering on the pavement outside an open door in which a man in nightclothes is standing.


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

'Our Next-door Neighbour' an etching by George Cruikshank produced to illustrate Sketches by Boz, a collection of short pieces by Charles Dickens first published by John Macrone 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

Fanlights; Illustrations; Pyjamas


Illustration; Prints; Dickens


Prints, Drawings & Paintings Collection

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