- Museum number
Six sheets of studies/ tracings for 'George Cruikshank's Table Book.':
Reid 4079. 'Letters from a freshman at Cambridge. Fashions in the East.'
Reid 4082. 'A frightful narrative. A small family. Felix his wife and children out for a walk.'
Reid 4078. 'The stage seamen.'
Reid 4083. 'A frightful narrative. Domestic encumbrances. The boots and shoes of the family in a row.'
Reid 4084 (two versions of the same subject on different sheets) Illustration from 'Leaves of a new edition of Lempriere. 'Alexander taming Bucephalas.'
Reid 4085. 'The stage lady's maid.'
- Production date
Height: 77 millimetres (approx height (smallest sheet))
Height: 128 millimetres (approx. height (largest sheet))
Width: 128 millimetres (approx width (smallest sheet))
Width: 123 millimetres (approx. width (largest sheet))
- Curator's comments
- Description and date based on GW Reid, 'A descriptive catalogue of the works of George Cruikshank.'
For a copy of 'The table book' see 1865,1111.1426-1568. .
The tracings are on a smaller scale similar to that of the final illustrations. The sheets are irregular in size and shape with sketches facing in different directions on the same sheet.
For further information on Cruikshank's tracings see curatorial comment for 1974,U.2103.
- Not on display
- Associated titles
Associated Title: 'George Cruikshank's Table Book.'
- Acquisition date
- Prints and Drawings
- Registration number
- Additional IDs
Miscellaneous number: 1891,1116.179