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A sketch/ tracing related to Reid 1350: 'Phrenological Illustrations.
Colour: a black man smoking a cigar.
Form: A fop lounging in a chair admiring his hessian boots.
Drawing: A man dragging a truck past houses occupied by a dentist, a publican, and a drawing master.
Space: A Dutch man seen from behind standing with hands in his pockets.
Order: Soldiers standing to attention.
- Production date
Height: 216 millimetres (approx. height)
Width: 298 millimetres (approx. width)
- Curator's comments
- Date and description based on GW Reid 'A descriptive catalogue of the works of George Cruikshank.' 1871.
For further information on Cruikshank's tracings see curatorial comment for 1974,U.2103.
One of six designs on the same subject see Reid 1348-1353. Designed etched and published by George Cruikshank, 1826, for an example of the print with full description from BM Satires, see 1978,U.3023.4.
The illustration for 'order' in this drawing differs from the final print. The print represents order as a school mistress overseeing a class of children with a birch rod in hand.
- Not on display
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- Additional IDs
Miscellaneous number: 1891,1116.179