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Creator:
Stephens, Frederic George, 1828-1907.
Title(s):

A memoir of George Cruikshank / by Frederic G. Stephens ; and an Essay on the genius of George Cruikshank by William Makepeace Thackeray.

Published/Created:
London : Sampson Low, Marston, Searle, & Rivington, 1891.
Physical Description:
xii, 144 p. : ill., port. ; 19 cm.
Holdings:
Rare Books and Manuscripts
NC242.C78 S74 1891
Yale Center for British Art, Gift of Gloria Scheuer
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Copyright Status:
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Classification:
Books
Notes:
With a frontispiece portrait of George Cruikshank, after Frank Stone.
Includes wood-engraved reproductions of illustrations by Cruikshank.
Printed by Richard Clay & Sons, Limited, London.
"An essay on the genius of George Cruikshank", reprinted from 'the Westminster review' of June 1840.
Chronological list of the principal books illustrated by George Cruikshank: p. 132-142.
Includes index.
BAC: British Art Center copy bound in publisher's black-stamped brown cloth. Title on cover: The great artists.
Subject Terms:
Artists -- Great Britain -- Biography.
Caricatures and cartoons -- Great Britain.
Cartoonists -- England -- Biography.
Cruikshank, George, 1792-1878 -- Bibliography.
Cruikshank, George, 1792-1878.
Illustration of books -- Great Britain.
Richard Clay & Sons -- Printer.
Sampson Low, Marston, Searle, & Rivington -- Publisher.
Scheuer, Gloria -- Provenance.
Form/Genre:
Wood engravings -- 1891.
Contributors:
Thackeray, William Makepeace, 1811-1863. Essay on the genius of George Cruikshank.
Cruikshank, George, 1792-1878, ill.
Stone, Frank, 1800-1859, ill.
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