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Phrenological illustrations, or an artist's view of the craniological system of Doctors Gall and Spurzheim. By George Cruikshank

  • Object type

  • Museum number

    1987,U.3022.1

  • Title (object)

    • Phrenological illustrations, or an artist's view of the craniological system of Doctors Gall and Spurzheim. By George Cruikshank
  • Description

    (For description see other impression). 1826
    Woodcut

  • Producer name

  • School/style

  • Date

    • 1826
  • Production place

  • Materials

  • Technique

  • Dimensions

    • Height: 278 millimetres (sheet)
    • Width: 133 millimetres (sheet)
  • Inscriptions

      • Inscription Content

        Vignette lettered 'G Cl'; lettered with title and production details: 'London: Published by George Cruikshank, Myddelton Terrace, Pentovnille; and Sold by J. Robins and Co. Ivy Lane, Paternoster Row; S. Knights, Sweetings's Alley, Royal Exhange; and G. Humphrey, 24 St. James's Street. MDCCCXXVI'.
  • Curator's comments

    Title-page to a series of six plates, stitched together with buff paper cover (printed as in this sheet, but with prices instead of publication date), back cover printed on one side with letterpress advertisements, additional letterpress sheet following title-page, the plates interleaved with plain sheets of india paper.

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  • Bibliography

    • BM Satires 15191 bibliographic details
    • Cohn 1924 178 bibliographic details
    • Reid 1871 3476 bibliographic details
    • Reid 1871 4852 bibliographic details
  • Location

    Not on display (British XIXc Unmounted Roy)

  • Subjects

  • Associated names

  • Acquisition name

  • Department

    Prints & Drawings

  • Registration number

    1987,U.3022.1

  • Additional IDs

    • 1891,1116.179

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