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Creator:
Cruikshank, Robert, 1789-1856.
Title(s):

Comicalities.

Published/Created:
[London? : s.n., 1830?]
Physical Description:
[24] leaves of plates : chiefly ill. ; 16 cm.
Holdings:
Rare Books and Manuscripts
ND497.C785 C66 1830
Yale Center for British Art, Paul Mellon Collection
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Copyright Status:
Copyright Information
Classification:
Books
Notes:
British Art Center copy has binder's spine title: Comicalities.
The plates are the work of Robert Cruikshank. First plate is signed: "Rob Cruikshank," the second is signed: "R.C.", as is the tenth plate. The remaining plates are unsigned although it is thought that he was assisted by George Cruikshank.
Plates printed on paper watermarked 1830.
Engraved throughout.
BAC: British Art Center copy bound in gilt-stamped smooth calf binding. Bound by Rivière & Son (stamp on verso of first free end-paper). Marbled end-papers. Bookplate: John Nicholson.
Subject Terms:
Etching, Colored -- Specimens -- [1830?]
Nicholson, John -- Bookplate.
Rivière & Son -- Binder.
Contributors:
Cruikshank, George, 1792-1878.
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  • Dancing bears
  • Pounds. Shillings. Pence
  • The Pauper family & footman
  • The unexpected visit
  • A steam packet cabin
  • The Englishman in France
  • Going out
  • Going home
  • Admiral Van Tromp's duel
  • Honour
  • Comforts of a wife
  • The gouty merchant and stranger
  • A smoking party
  • A card party
  • A cold duck
  • Lobster sauce
  • Angler's going out
  • The pleasures of angling
  • The needless alarm
  • The poet
  • Being well lather'd from a dish or tub
  • Sirrah! I tell you you're a knave
  • None but the brave deserve the fair
  • The sailors ballast.

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