- Museum number
A sketch on tracing paper of a man seen in profile, gesturing towards a far smaller male figure, wearing a feathered hat, who stands with his hands of hips. Clouds are indicated in the background and grass below. Possibly a study for 'The little old man of the wood.' Reid 4961.
- Production date
- 1839 (circa)
Height: 188 millimetres (approx. height sheet)
Width: 127 millimetres (approx. width sheet)
- Curator's comments
- Description and based on GW Reid: 'A descriptive catalogue of the works of George Cruikshank.' 1871.
Dating based on the publication date given by Cohn for 'The little old man of the wood.'
For further information on Cruikshank's tracings see curatorial comment for 1974,U.2103.
- Not on display
- Associated titles
Associated Title: The little old man of the wood.
- Acquisition date
- Prints and Drawings
- Registration number
- Additional IDs
Miscellaneous number: 1891,1116.179