- Museum number
Three sheets of studies/ tracings for 'George Cruikshank's Table Book.':
Reid Nos 4174 and 4173. 4177. Studies for 'My opinions on umbrellas.' with a female head in profile.
Reid 4178. Study for 'Jollipump on happiness.' A picture of happiness, the professor showing his audience the ploughboy eating fat and bacon.
Reid 4176. An additional study for 'My opinions on umbrellas.' on a separate sheet.
- Production date
Height: 58 millimetres (approx height (smallest sheet))
Height: 85 millimetres (approx. height (largest sheet))
Width: 34 millimetres (approx width (smallest sheet))
Width: 124 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 some 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