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

Jonathan Wild Throwing Sir Rowland Trenchard Down the Well-Hole

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: 9 x 7 1/2 inches (22.9 x 19 cm), Plate: 6 15/16 x 5 7/8 inches (17.7 x 15 cm), Sheet (chine collé): 6 1/8 x 4 15/16 inches (15.5 x 12.5 cm), and Image: 4 13/16 x 3 3/4 inches (12.2 x 9.5 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:
B1995.29.23
Classification:
Prints
Collection:
Prints and Drawings
Subject Terms:
Chapter 12 - 'The Well Hole | criminals | Epoch the Third: "The Prison-Breaker." | falling | illustration | Jack Sheppard (novel) | killing | literary theme | men | murder | night | novel | sword | throwing | torch | well (container component)
Associated People:
Jonathan Wild
Access:
Accessible by request in the Study Room [Request]
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Link:
https://collections.britishart.yale.edu/catalog/tms:4762
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