- Museum number
Five sheets of studies/ tracings for 'George Cruikshank's Table Book.':
Reid 4087. 'Illustrations of the months. July to December.'
Reid 4088. 'Letter to the President. Window Phenomena, Figure 2. A man leaning against a post.' On the same sheet as six small figure studies.
Reid 4092. 'A scamper over the Serpentine.' A debtor skating from his skating bailiff, who falls through a hole in the ice.
Reid 4093.'The music master abroad.' The music master in China addressing ladies.
Reid 4095. 'Guy Greenhorn's wanderings. Poet's corner.' The verger's astonishment at Greenhorn's inspiration.
Graphite with annotations and signature in ink
- Production date
Height: 77 millimetres (approx height (smallest sheet))
Height: 99 millimetres (approx. height (largest sheet))
Width: 127 millimetres (approx width (smallest sheet))
Width: 192 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 studies are on a small scale similar to that of the printed illustrations. The sheets are irregular in size and shape with illustrations on the same sheet facing in different directions.
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