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- Object: 'The man in the grey coat annoying Peter Schlemihl for not selling his soul by showing him two shadows, both attached to his own person.'
Peter Schlemihl, in the dress of a German student; with an expression of horror on his face; gazing at a contract for his soul; held by the Devil in disguise as The Man in the Grey Coat; who has two shadows to torment Schlemihl; an Alpine landscape with a traveller beyond; illustration to von Chamisso's 'Peter Schlemihl' (1822)
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Height: 135 millimetres (sheet)
Width: 94 millimetres (sheet)
- Curator's comments
- See 1870, 1210.149-157, 184.f.26/1 for a German edition and 1873,0510.1497 165*, a.26 for an English edition of 'Peter Schlemihl' with Cruikshank's illustrations.
Reid 4800 gives details of the various editions of 'Peter Schlemihl' with illustrations by or after Cruikshank.
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Associated Title: Peter Schlemihl
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