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A sketch/ tracing related to one part of Reid 1354: 'Cog; or Not Ashamed of being in town in November!
A full blown exquisite with an umbrella, greeting a supposed friend, who is not in the drawing: "Ah! My dear fellow. How are you?" Other figures are in the distance meeting and greeting each other, it being the fashionable time in London.
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Height: 295 millimetres (approx. height)
Width: 166 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.
This tracing relates to one half of the print 'Cog; or Not ashamed of being in town in November! and Incog; or supposed to be in the country in August' published August 18th, 1820 by J. Fairburn Broadway, Ludgate Hill. The second part 'Incog' represents the same person trying to avoid an aquaintance on horseback by holding his handkerchief to his face, it being the unfashionable time to be in London, for an example and full description from BM Satires, see 1865,1111.2128.
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Miscellaneous number: 1891,1116.179