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Guide to the George Cruikshank Etchings MS.P.077
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  • Publication Rights
  • Preferred Citation
  • Acquisition Information
  • Processing History
  • Historical Background
  • Scope and Content Summary

  • Title: George Cruikshank etchings
    Identifier/Call Number: MS.P.077
    Contributing Institution: Special Collections and Archives, University of California, Irvine Libraries
    Language of Material: English
    Physical Description: 0.1 Linear feet
    Date (inclusive): 1822-1826
    Language of Collection Materials: Collection materials are in English.
    Abstract: 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.
    Creator: Cruikshank, George

    Access

    The collection is open for research.

    Publication Rights

    Property rights reside with the University of California. For permissions to reproduce or to publish, please contact the Head of Special Collections and Archives.

    Preferred Citation

    George Cruikshank etchings. MS-P077. Special Collections and Archives, The UC Irvine Libraries, Irvine, California. Date accessed.
    For the benefit of current and future researchers, please cite any additional information about sources consulted in this collection, including permanent URLs, item or folder descriptions, and box/folder locations.

    Acquisition Information

    Source and dates unknown.

    Processing History

    Processed by Christine Kim and Zoe MacLeod, 2012.

    Historical 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.

    Scope and Content Summary

    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.

    Subjects and Indexing Terms

    Dance
    Etchings -- 19th century -- Color.
    Satire, English