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Creator:
Print made by George Cruikshank, 1792–1878, British
Title:
The Last Scene: 'Jack Sheppard's Farewell to Mr Wood / Blueskin cutting down Jack Sheppard / The Body of Jack Sheppard carried off by the Mob'
Date:
1839
Medium:
Etching on moderately thick, smooth, cream wove paper with beige chine collé
Dimensions:
Sheet: 8 9/16 x 7 inches (21.8 x 17.8 cm), Plate: 6 15/16 x 6 1/8 inches (17.7 x 15.5 cm), Sheet: 6 x 4 1/8 inches (15.3 x 10.4 cm), and Image: 5 5/8 x 3 13/16 inches (14.3 x 9.7 cm)
Inscription(s)/Marks/Lettering:

Lettered, upper center below top image: "Jack Sheppard's Farewell to M.r Wood."; center below center image: "Blueskin cutting down Jack Sheppard."; lower center below lower image: "The body of Jack Sheppard carried off by the Mob. | George Cruikshank"

Credit Line:
Yale Center for British Art, Gift of Janet and James Sale, Yale BA 1960
Copyright Status:
Public Domain
Accession Number:
B1995.29.20
Classification:
Prints
Collection:
Prints and Drawings
Subject Terms:
Chapter 31 - 'The Procession to Tyburn' | criminals | crowd | crying | death | dying | gesturing | hanging (execution) | illustration | Jack Sheppard (novel) | literary theme | men | mobs | novel | smoke | soldiers | 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:4759
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