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Title
Shaving a Ghost, frontispiece to Holidays with Hobgoblins and Talk of Strange Things
Creator
George Cruikshank, 1792-1878, British; Dudley Costello, author; John Camden Hotten, London, publisher
Date Created and/or Issued
1861-1861
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
The Center has a first edition "Holidays with Hobgoblins and Talk of Strange Things," with original violet cloth binding embossed with gilt after a design by Cruikshank.
Catalogue Raisonne: Reid 5057; Douglas 286; Cohn 166
Inscription: Recto, in plate below design, "Designed & Etched / by Geo. Cruikshank" and "Shaving / A / Ghost!
Type
image
Format
Book Etching
Identifier
http://ark.cdlib.org/ark:/13030/ft2z09n8d0
1989.21.2060
Subject
Barbers; shaving