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A tracing/ sketch for Reid 3884, the vignette on the title-page of 'Chemistry no mystery.' Described by Reid as: "The effects of sulphuretted [?] hydrogen at a country fair. The enraged giant rushing from the caravan with the dwarf clinging tightly around his neck." The scene has been sketched roughly and is mainly identifiable from the word "Giant" lettered above the doorway.
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Height: 126 millimetres (approx height (sheet) roughly cut.)
Width: 85 millimetres (approx width (sheet) roughly cut.)
- Curator's comments
- Description and date based on GW Reid, 'A descriptive catalogue of the works of George Cruikshank.'
'Chemistry, no mystery' was published by Harvey and Darton, Gracechurch Street. 1839.
For further information on Cruikshank's tracings see curatorial comment for 1974,U.2103.
- Not on display
- Associated titles
Associated Title: 'Chemistry no mystery.'
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- Prints and Drawings
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- Additional IDs
Miscellaneous number: 1891,1116.179