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Plate 1 (Zoological Sketches) from My Sketch Book, number IV
George Cruikshank, 1792-1878, British
Date Created and/or Issued
Publication Information
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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Plate 1 in number IV of Cruikshank's self-published, nine-part serial, "My Sketch Book" (published 1834-1836), each with four plates by Cruikshank. (See also related double-sided drawing, 1989.21.1664A-B). Like his earlier publication, "Scraps and Sketches," "My Sketch Book" provided a forum for Cruikshank to share his opinions on contemporary matters with the public.
Catalogue Raisonne: Reid 4917; Douglas 94; Cohn 181
Inscription: Recto, in plate, "Designed Etched / & Published by / George Cruikshank / April 1st 1834" at lower edge; "Pl 1" at u.l.
Serial Etching with hand coloring
Caricatures; fashion (concept); dandies

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