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- Object: 'The Nose.' (2)
Reid 1382. Mr Carsten discovers the nose.
Three gentlemen in an interior, looking with horrified expressions, at another gentleman with an extremely large nose, finely dressed in a brocaded frockcoat and cloak and wearing a flower in his hat; after Alfred Crowquill, illustration to Kosewitz's 'Eccentric Tales from the German.' (1827)
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Height: 115 millimetres (ruled border)
Width: 90 millimetres
- Curator's comments
- Title and description based on GW Reid, 'A descriptive catalogue of the works of George Cruikshank.' 1871.
Cruikshank produced 20 coloured etchings for Kosewitz's 'Eccentric Tales from the German', originally published in 4 parts.
The Department of Prints and Drawings holds an illustrated copy of Kosewitz's 'Eccentric Tales from the German' (1865,1111,1048-1084./ 184.f.19.) A number of duplicates of the illustrations (including the present print) were acquired with the book and there is overlap between registration numbers.
- Not on display
- Associated titles
Associated Title: Eccentric Tales from the German
- Acquisition date
- Prints and Drawings
- Registration number