- Museum number
Two tracings/ sketches related to illustrations for Roscoe's Novelist's Library; 'Sir Launcelot Greaves.' (1832), including:
Reid 1545: 'The Alarm of Crowe and Fillet at the appearance of Sir Launcelot.' The knight bearing the half drowned body of his squire, Timothy Crabstrait, entering the Black Lion Inn, after having forced the door while the affrighted travellers are drawn before him.
Reid 1546: 'Dawdle's victory over Captain Crowe.' The captain's horse galloping across the ploughed land in fright at the sound of Davy Dawdle's bladder and stones with which he is belabouring his antagonist's shoulders.
- Production date
Height: 126 millimetres (average. height)
Width: 98 millimetres (average 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.
For examples of the prints related to these tracings see:
1859,0316.876: Reid 1545.
1859,0316.877: Reid 1546.
- Not on display
- Associated titles
Associated Title: Roscoe's Novelist's Library.
Associated Title: Sir Launcelot Greaves
- Acquisition date
- Prints and Drawings
- Registration number
- Additional IDs
Miscellaneous number: 1891,1116.179