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Creator:
Print made by George Cruikshank, 1792–1878, British
Title:
"May I be Cursed," muttered Jack Sheppard, "if ever I try to be honest again!"
Date:
1839
Medium:
Etching on moderately thick, smooth, cream wove paper with beige chine collé
Dimensions:
Sheet: 8 1/2 x 7 1/8 inches (21.6 x 18.1 cm), Plate: 7 x 5 7/8 inches (17.8 x 15 cm), Sheet: 5 11/16 x 4 3/4 inches (14.4 x 12.1 cm), and Image: 4 1/4 x 3 11/16 inches (10.8 x 9.4 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:
B1995.29.16
Classification:
Prints
Collection:
Prints and Drawings
Subject Terms:
angry | boxes | chair | Chapter 5 - 'Hawk and Buzzard' | clocks | criminals | drinking | Epoch the Second: "Thames Darrell." | eyepatch | food | gesturing | illustration | Jack Sheppard (novel) | literary theme | men | novel | robbery | sitting | stealing | surprise | sword | thief | women
Associated People:
Jack Sheppard
Access:
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Link:
https://collections.britishart.yale.edu/catalog/tms:4754
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