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Print - The Broker's Man
  • The Broker's Man
    Cruikshank, George, born 1792 - died 1878
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The Broker's Man

  • 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 three standing figures in a reception room. The figure in the middle is holding a top hat and leaning towards the figure on the right. there is an Oriental carpet on the floor, a table set with dishes and two paintings on the wall


ca. 1836 (printed)


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

Materials and Techniques

etching on paper

Marks and inscriptions

'George Cruikshank'
printed, lower centre recto

Descriptive line

The Broker's Man', 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

Oriental rugs; Illustrations; Top hats


Illustration; Prints; Dickens


Prints, Drawings & Paintings Collection

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