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Guide to the George Cruikshank Etchings MS.P.077
MS.P.077  
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Description
This collection contains five etchings by George Cruikshank titled "Mushroom Monstrosities" and "The Dancing Lesson," which is made up of four plates. All five plates are colored. The images measure 5 1/8 x 6 3/8 inches.
Background
George Cruikshank, born in 1792, was a British caricaturist and a book illustrator in the 19th century. He was known for his etchings that portrayed the royal family and leading politicians. He also illustrated books, including some of Charles Dickens' works. Cruikshank was a renowned caricaturist and was one of England's most popular satirists. He died in 1878.
Extent
0.1 Linear feet
Restrictions
Property rights reside with the University of California. For permissions to reproduce or to publish, please contact the Head of Special Collections and Archives.
Availability
The collection is open for research.