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

The Murder on the Thames

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 1/16 x 7 7/16 inches (23 x 18.9 cm), Plate: 7 1/16 x 6 inches (18 x 15.3 cm), Sheet (chine collé): 5 13/16 x 4 13/16 inches (14.8 x 12.2 cm), and Image: 4 3/16 x 3 11/16 inches (10.7 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:
B1995.29.44
Classification:
Prints
Collection:
Prints and Drawings
Subject Terms:
boats | bridge (built work) | Chapter 6 - 'Storm' | criminals | death | drowning | Epoch the First: "Jonathan Wild" | illustration | Jack Sheppard (novel) | literary theme | men | meteorology | murder | night | novel | river | rowboats | storm | torch | waves (natural events)
Associated Places:
England | Thames | United Kingdom
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:4785
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