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Three studies related to 'The Ingoldsby Legends':
Reid 4444. 'Patty Morgan the milkmaid's story.' Mr Pryce pursued down the hill by Mrs Winifred's grandmother's clock, and losing his hat.
Reid 4445. 'The lay of St Dunstan.' Two episodes portrayed on the sides of a large jug; the first, Peter the lay brother commanding the broomstick to bring ale; the second, the poor monk discomforted and half drowned by the quantity of ale which was brought, and roaring for help.
Reid 4454. 'The monstre balloon.' Mr Green pulling Monck Mason by the coat-tail to prevent him from touching the moon.
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Height: 138 millimetres (approx height (smallest sheet))
Height: 154 millimetres (approx. height (largest sheet))
Width: 109 millimetres (approx width (smallest sheet))
Width: 118 millimetres (approx. width (largest sheet))
- Curator's comments
- Date and description based on GW Reid 'A descriptive catalogue of the works of George Cruikshank.' 1871.
'The Ingoldsby legends or Mirth and marvels' By Richard Barham Harris under the pseudonym Thomas Ingoldsby Esq was published in Bentley's miscellany in 1837. These illustrations relate to editions dating from 1864 and 1865 with illustrations by Cruikshank, John Leech and John Tenniel.
For further information on Cruikshank's tracings see curatorial comment for 1974,U.2103.
- Not on display
- Associated titles
Associated Title: 'The Ingoldsby legends.'
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- Prints and Drawings
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- Additional IDs
Miscellaneous number: 1891,1116.179