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Tom and Jerry larking at a Masquerade Supper at the Opera House

Print
18th century (published)
Artist/Maker
Place Of Origin

This print by Isaac Robert and George Cruikshank entitled Tom and Jerry larking at a Masquerade Supper at the Opera House, shows some characters wearing masks, and others in costumes representing various characters including a nun, a devil, a Fairy Queen, a Harlequin, a judge, a jockey, a Chinese man, a Knight, and a Grimaldi-style clown wielding a poker. Music is being played by a Pandean band, or band that played a variety of Pan Pipes and other percussion instruments.


object details
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Object Type
Materials and Techniques
Hand coloured etching
Brief Description
Print entitled Tom and Jerry larking at a Masquerade Supper at the Opera House by Isaac Robert and George Cruikshank, Harry Beard Collection
Physical Description
Hand coloured print entitled 'Tom and Jerry larking at a Masquerade Supper at the Opera House ' by Isaac Robert and George Cruikshank.
Dimensions
  • Print size height: 12.7cm
  • Print size width: 20cm
Credit line
Harry R. Beard Collection, given by Isobel Beard
Subjects depicted
Association
Summary
This print by Isaac Robert and George Cruikshank entitled Tom and Jerry larking at a Masquerade Supper at the Opera House, shows some characters wearing masks, and others in costumes representing various characters including a nun, a devil, a Fairy Queen, a Harlequin, a judge, a jockey, a Chinese man, a Knight, and a Grimaldi-style clown wielding a poker. Music is being played by a Pandean band, or band that played a variety of Pan Pipes and other percussion instruments.
Associated Object
Other Number
Collection
Accession Number
S. 129-2012

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record createdFebruary 17, 2012
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