book of prints;
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"Distractions, par Henry Monnier. To his friend George Cruikshank" (Paris, Paulin; London, Colnaghi) 1832; a book of 6 lithographs, each consisting of mulitple caricature vignettes representing men and women in different social situations (at church, travelling, at leisure, at court etc.). Bound in original title boards with lithographic titlepage embellished with vignette showing dancing man and violinist, inscribed Cruikshank. Monnier's presentation copy to George Cruikshank.
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Height: 280 millimetres
Width: 395 millimetres (approx. sheet size of each page)
- Curator's comments
- Pricing information printed on cover board:
"Prix: 6 f. en noir. -- 10 f. en couleur. -- 20 f. grand papier de Chine."
- Not on display
- Associated titles
Associated Title: Distractions
- Acquisition notes
- MS inscription from Monnier to Cruikshank on the titlepage: "a mon ami George Cruikshank / Henry Monnier/ 17 Mai 1832"
BM "Cruikshank Collection" stamp throughout
- Prints and Drawings
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