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Title
The Cholic
Creator
George Cruikshank, 1792-1878, British; George Humphrey, London, publisher
Date Created and/or Issued
1819-1819
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 artist credits Captain Frederick Marryat (anchor emblem) with suggesting this caricature of a woman tortured by small, ghoulish creatures.
Catalogue Raisonne: Reid 871; Douglas 1201; Cohn 995; British Museum 13438
Inscription: Recto, in plate below design, anchor emblem [Marryat del] and "G Cruikshank fect" at l.l.; "Pubd Feb.y 12 1819 by G Humphrey, 27 St. James's St." 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/ft7p30082h
1989.21.31
Subject
Caricatures; illnesses; medical illustrations; demons