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Title
A Scene in the Farce of "Lofty Projects" as performed with great success for the Benefit & amusement of John Bull Ano D 1825
Creator
George Cruikshank, 1792-1878, British; George Humphrey, London, publisher
Date Created and/or Issued
1825-1825
Publication Information
Grunwald Center for the Graphic Arts, UCLA Hammer Museum
Contributing Institution
UCLA, Grunwald Center for the Graphic Arts
Collection
Richard Vogler Cruikshank Collection
Rights Information
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Description
Cruikshank credits his friend Tom Greenwood (T.G Esqr invt) with suggesting this political satire on speculative economic schemes.
Catalogue Raisonne: Reid 1308; Douglas 1153; Cohn 1963; British Museum 14787
Inscription: Recto, in plate below design, "T.G Esqr invt. G Cruikshank fect." at l.l.; "London Pubd July 17th 1825 by G Humphrey 24 St James's Street" at l.r.; Verso, Vogler's stamp in black ink at l.r.
Type
image
Format
Print Etching with hand coloring
Identifier
http://ark.cdlib.org/ark:/13030/ft0b69n6wq
1989.21.472
Subject
Caricatures; hot-air balloons; transportation; economics; fraud