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Title
The Fiends Frying Pan or Annual Festival of Tom Foolery and Vice, Under the Sanction of the Lord Mayor and the Worshipful Court of Alderman!--in the Age of Intellect!!
Creator
George Cruikshank, 1792-1878, British
Date Created and/or Issued
1832-1832
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
Plate 3 in part IV of Cruikshank's self-published "Scraps and Sketches," a four-part serial (published 1828, 1829, 1831, 1832), each with six plates by Cruikshank. "Scraps and Sketches" provided a venue for Cruikshank to distribute his opinions on current events and interests. This plate refers to the artist's displeasure with the excessive behavior of attendees of Bartholomew Fair (held in Smithfield, an area in northwest London). See also the related drawing, 1989.21.1612.
Catalogue Raisonne: Reid 1832; Douglas 92; Cohn 180
Inscription: Recto, in plate below design, "Designed Etched & Published by George Cruikshank Sept 1 1832" at l.r.; "Pl. 3" at u.l.
Type
image
Format
Serial Etching with hand coloring
Identifier
http://ark.cdlib.org/ark:/13030/ft1v19n7tr
1989.21.1490
Subject
Fairs; festivals; devils; vice; drunkenness