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George Cruikshank hand-colored etchings


Held at: University of Delaware Library Special Collections [Contact Us]181 South College Avenue, Newark, DE 19717-5267

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English illustrator and caricaturist George Cruikshank (1792-1878) became known for his caricatures ridiculing King George IV and for his social satires.

This collection comprises two original hand-colored etchings by British caricaturist George Cruikshank, the companion pieces

A Nice Lady or an Incomparable!!!! (1813) and An Exquisite Dandy-Prodigious!!! A Nice Gentleman (1818). Both etchings were published by S. W. Fores, 50 Piccadilly.

Both prints are signed "Cruikshank fect."

Shelved in SPEC GRA mapcases

Gift of Burton A. Abrams, April 2016.

Processed and encoded by George Apodaca, June 2016.

University of Delaware Library Special Collections
Finding Aid Author
University of Delaware Library, Special Collections
Finding Aid Date
2016 June 08
Access Restrictions

The collection is open for research.

Use Restrictions

Use of materials from this collection beyond the exceptions provided for in the Fair Use and Educational Use clauses of the U.S. Copyright Law may violate federal law. Permission to publish or reproduce is required from the copyright holder. Please contact Special Collections Department, University of Delaware Library,

Collection Inventory

Hand-colored George Cruikshank etchings, 1813 October 20 and 1818 September 12.
Mapcase 3 Item 0009

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