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Creator:
Print made by George Cruikshank, 1792–1878, British
Title:

Jack Sheppard Tricking Shotbolt, the Gaoler

Part Of:

Collective Title: Jack Sheppard, A Romance in 3 Volumes

Date:
1839
Medium:
Etching on moderately thick, smooth, cream wove paper with beige chine collé
Dimensions:
Sheet: 8 7/16 x 7 9/16 inches (21.4 x 19.2 cm), Plate: 7 1/16 x 5 7/8 inches (18 x 15 cm), Sheet (chine collé): 5 11/16 x 4 7/8 inches (14.4 x 12.4 cm), and Image: 4 3/8 x 3 3/4 inches (11.1 x 9.6 cm)
Inscription(s)/Marks/Lettering:

Lettered, lower center: "George Cruikshank"

Credit Line:
Yale Center for British Art, Gift of Janet and James Sale, Yale BA 1960
Copyright Status:
Public Domain
Accession Number:
B1995.29.15
Classification:
Prints
Collection:
Prints and Drawings
Subject Terms:
angry | Chapter 13 - 'The Supper at Mr. Kneebone's' | correctional institution | criminals | Epoch the Third: "The Prison-Breaker." | gaoler | genre subject | historical subject | illustration | Jack Sheppard (novel) | jail | lanterns | men | night | novel | stealing | surprise | sword | thief | tricking | women
Associated People:
Jack Sheppard
Access:
Accessible by request in the Study Room [Request]
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Link:
https://collections.britishart.yale.edu/catalog/tms:4753
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