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Title
Mr. Simmons in the Character of Mother Goose, frontispiece to Fairburn's Description of the Popular and Comic New Pantomime, called Harlequin and Mother Goose, or the Golden Egg
Creator
George Cruikshank, 1792-1878, British; John Fairburn, London, publisher
Date Created and/or Issued
1806-1806
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
George Cruikshank's cataloger, Albert M. Cohn, suggests this unsigned frontispiece is the artist's earliest unassisted etching. The frontispiece is for a small pamphlet describing and critiquing the 1806 comic pantomime by Thomas Dibdin performed at Covent Garden.
Catalogue Raisonne: Reid 4598; Douglas 315; Cohn 280
Provenance: R.J.H. Douglas; Albert M. Cohn; William H. Woodin; Marshall R. Anspach; Richard A. Vogler, Los Angeles
Type
image
Format
Pamphlet Etching with hand coloring
Identifier
http://ark.cdlib.org/ark:/13030/ft8b69p208
1989.21.1932
Subject
Actors; costumes; Mother Goose; geese