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The Barber's Shop

1837-38 (made)
Place of origin

Illustration to Memoirs of Joseph Grimaldi

Object details

Object type
TitleThe Barber's Shop (assigned by artist)
Materials and techniques
Pencil drawing
Brief description
'The Barber's Shop'. Illustration by George Cruikshank for 'Memoirs of Joseph Grimaldi' edited by Charles Dickens and published by Richard Bentley, 1838.
Physical description
Illustration to Memoirs of Joseph Grimaldi
  • Height: 6in
  • Width: 4in
Object history
The drawing includes a small study for the figure of Grimaldi in 'The Last Song'.
Literary reference'Memoirs of Joseph Grimaldi' edited by Charles Dickens, published by Richard Bentley, 1838.
Bibliographic reference
Victoria and Albert Museum Charles Dickens: An exhibition to celebrate the centenary of his death London: HMSO, 1970. P.17. Catalogue of the exhibition held at the Victoria and Albert Museum, June-September 1970.
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Record createdJune 30, 2009
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