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The Bottle, plate II (He is Discharged from His Employment for Drunkenness: They Pawn Their Clothes to Supply the Bottle)
George Cruikshank, 1792-1878, British
Date Created and/or Issued
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Grunwald Center for the Graphic Arts, UCLA Hammer Museum
Contributing Institution
UCLA, Grunwald Center for the Graphic Arts
Richard Vogler Cruikshank Collection
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One of eight plates from Cruikshank's suite, "The Bottle," a popular work issued in several editions. This plate is from the imperial folio or large paper edition with tint (and without descriptive verses). See also an example of the same plate with hand coloring (1989.21.1383B).
Published for the artist by David Bogue, London.
Catalogue Raisonne: Reid 5000; Douglas 242; Cohn 194
Inscription: Recto, in plate, "Designed and Etched by Geo Cruikshank" at l.r.
Book Glyphograph with tint
Interior; dwellings; families; poverty; alcoholism

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