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A sketch/ tracing related to Reid 1525 from Scraps and Sketches Part 3, including:
A comfortable cup of tea: Three ladies and a gentlman enjoying Souchong sweetened with a scandal.
Christmas Comforts: Jolly companions every one; figures composed of seasonable cheer dancing round a companion who is formed of plum pudding, sirloin of beef &c.
Comfortable winter quarters: An elderly spinster toasting muffins at a roaring fire.
Comfort in wram weather' View of the seaside with a bather swimming out of a bathing machine.
'A drop of comfort.' Two elderly gossips enjoying the contents of a gin bottle.
'Always comfortable.' A warm bath.
'The comforter.' A woman tying a large scarf around her husband's throat before he begins a journey.
'Comforts.' A pair of slippers and a boot jack.
'Making the bed comfortable.' A chamber maid warming the bed by means of a warming pan.
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Height: 242 millimetres (approx height (sheet))
Width: 383 millimetres (approx width (sheet))
- 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.
'Scraps and Sketches Part III.' Designed, etched and published by George Cruikshank, February 1st, 1831. One of six sheets of illustrations, see Reid 1523 -1528. For an example of the print with description from BM Satires, see 1978,U.123.3.
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- Associated titles
Associated Title: Scraps and Sketches Part III.
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- Additional IDs
Miscellaneous number: 1891,1116.179