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Creator:
Print made by George Cruikshank, 1792–1878, British
after George Moutard Woodward, ca. 1760–1809, British
Title:

A Fancy Sketch, to the Memory of Shakespeare

Date:
1797
Medium:
Etching
Dimensions:
Image: 6 3/4 x 9 7/8in. (17.1 x 25.1cm) and Sheet (trimmed within plate-mark): 7 7/8 x 10in. (20 x 25.4cm)
Inscription(s)/Marks/Lettering:

In graphite, below image, at right "[?21]"; in ink, on back, bottom left "C"; bottom right "[?Tufts] 3946"; printed inscriptions: above image, at left "plate. 66."; above image, at center "A Fancy Sketch, to the Memory of Shakespeare."; below image, at left "Woodward del."; below image, at right "Cruikshank s.p." and below image, at center "London Pubd. by Allen & Co 15, Paternoster Row February, 18. 1797--"

Credit Line:
Yale Center for British Art, Paul Mellon Fund
Copyright Status:
Public Domain
Accession Number:
B1976.1.127
Classification:
Prints
Collection:
Prints and Drawings
Associated People:
Shakespeare, William (1564–1616), playwright and poet
Access:
Accessible by request in the Study Room [Request]
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Link:
https://collections.britishart.yale.edu/catalog/tms:25370
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