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print / book-illustration

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  • Museum number


  • Description

    Frank Heartwell preparing himself to swim through the tempestuous sea to save Helen Wendover, who clings to the rail of the sinking ship beyond, ship-wrecked sailors on the beach, their launch upturning; illustration to Cruikshank's "George Cruikshank's Omnibus" (1842)

  • Producer name

  • School/style

  • Date

    • 1842
  • Production place

  • Materials

  • Technique

  • Dimensions

    • Height: 240 millimetres
    • Width: 152 millimetres
  • Inscriptions

      • Inscription Content

        Lettered below image "George Cruikshank"
  • Bibliography

    • Cohn 1924 190 bibliographic details
    • Reid 1871 2165 bibliographic details
  • Location

    Not on display (British XIXc Unmounted Roy)

  • Subjects

  • Associated names

  • Associated titles

    • Associated Title: George Cruikshank's Omnibus (Frank Heartwell)
  • Acquisition date


  • Department

    Prints & Drawings

  • Registration number



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