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Creator:
Print made by George Cruikshank, 1792–1878, British
Title:
Jonathan Wild Seizing Jack Sheppard at his Mother's Grave in Willesden Church Yard
Date:
1839
Medium:
Etching on moderately thick, smooth, cream wove paper with beige chine collé
Dimensions:
Sheet: 8 7/16 x 7 5/16 inches (21.5 x 18.6 cm), Plate: 6 15/16 x 5 7/8 inches (17.7 x 15 cm), Sheet: 5 15/16 x 4 15/16 inches (15.1 x 12.5 cm), and Image: 4 5/8 x 3 3/4 inches (11.7 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:
B1995.29.17
Classification:
Prints
Collection:
Prints and Drawings
Subject Terms:
angry | Chapter 26 - 'How Jack Sheppard Attended his Mother's Funeral' | church | coffin | criminals | crowd | Epoch the Second: "Thames Darrell." | funeral | gesturing | grave | graveyard | holding | illustration | Jack Sheppard (novel) | literary theme | men | night | novel | priests | shovel | sitting | surprise | sword | women
Associated People:
Jack Sheppard
Jonathan Wild
Access:
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Link:
https://collections.britishart.yale.edu/catalog/tms:4755
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