- Museum number
Five sheets of studies/ tracings for 'George Cruikshank's Table Book.':
Reid 4155. Study for an illustration to 'A legend of the Rhine.' 'The martyr of love.'
Reid 4157. 'Visit to London in the autumn of 1845.'
Reid 4156. Study for an illustration to 'A legend of the Rhine.' Otto's joy at seeing Helena press on of his fallen locks to her lips.
Reid 4158. 'The unlucky question.'
Reid 4159. Study for an illustration to 'A legend of the Rhine.' The champion' and Reid 4167. 'Recreations in natural history. Feline instinct.' Both on the same sheet.
Reid 4160 and Reid 4161 'A hint to projectors.' (1) and (2).
- Production date
Height: 93 millimetres (approx height (smallest sheet))
Height: 113 millimetres (approx. height (largest sheet))
Width: 124 millimetres (approx width (smallest sheet))
Width: 189 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