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
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
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to publish, please contact the Head of Special Collections and Archives.
The collection is open for research.