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- Object: 'The man in the grey coat showing Peter Schlemihl the pale and ghastly form of Thomas Jones, which he has drawn from his pocket by the hair of the head.'
Peter Schlemihl, in the dress of a German student; one arm extended in horror, looking aghast at the Devil disguised as The Man in the Grey Coat; who holds the ghostly form of Thomas Jones by the hair in one hand; on a rocky cliff-face; illustration to von Chamisso's 'Peter Schlemihl' (1822)
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Height: 135 millimetres (sheet)
Width: 94 millimetres (sheet)
- Curator's comments
- Title from GW Reid, 'A descriptive catalogue of the works of George Cruikshank.' 1871.
For editions of the book with illustrations after George Cruikshank in the Department of Prints and Drawings, see: 1870, 1210.149-157, 184.f.26/1 for a German edition and 1873,0510.1497 165*, a.26 for an English edition.
Reid 4800 gives details of the various editions of 'Peter Schlemihl' with illustrations by or after George Cruikshank.
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Associated Title: Peter Schlemihl
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