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Title
The Royal Rush Light
Creator
George Cruikshank, 1792-1878, British; George Humphrey, London, publisher
Date Created and/or Issued
1821-1821
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
A caricature of King George IV and his ministers attempting to blow out the flame of a rush light or, Queen Caroline and her reputed acts of misconduct.
Catalogue Raisonne: Reid 973; Douglas 853; Cohn 1929; British Museum 14130A
First state before aquatinting
Inscription: Recto, in plate below design, "G Cruikshank fect." at l.l.; "Pubd by G Humphrey 27 St. James's St. London / March 3d 1821" 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/ft238nb1st
1989.21.1488
Subject
Caricatures; George IV, King of Great Britain, 1762-1830; Caroline Amelia Elizabeth, Queen, Consort of George IV, King of Great Britain, 1768-1821; secretaries (public officers)