- Museum number
Eight sheets of studies/ tracings for 'George Cruikshank's Table Book.':
Reid 4096. Study for an illustration to 'Separation.' 'Grand Tournament. The princess faints on experiencing the impudence of the Black Knight.'
Reid 4097. Study for an illustration to 'Separation' 'The lover and the magician. Albumazar taking Almanzor by the nape of the neck and dropping him in an alembic.' and 4103. 'A cold lover letter.'(1) Horatio writing to Alice and sitting nose and knees in the fire; an illustration. Both on the same sheet.
Reid 4098.'The stage countryman. Protecting his Phœbe from the squire.'
Reid 4100. Study for an illustration to 'Alice Brompton.' Singleton excited by jealously on discovering Tutti Fare clasping Alice's hand.
Reid 4101. Study for an illustration to 'Betty Morrison's Pocket Book' (1). Betty Morrison waiting for the coach and taking leave of her mother.
Reid 4102. Study for an illustration to 'Betty Morrison's Pocket Book' (2). Betty Morrison reading the Bible in her mistress's kitchen on Christmas Day.
Reid 4104. 'A cold love letter' (2). The imaginary appearance of Horatio while waiting in the cold.
Reid 4108. 'The stage assassin bowing to the good nobleman.'
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Height: 65 millimetres (approx height (smallest sheet))
Height: 105 millimetres (approx. height (largest sheet))
Width: 60 millimetres (approx width (smallest sheet))
Width: 127 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
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- Additional IDs
Miscellaneous number: 1891,1116.179