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Creator:
George Cruikshank, 1792–1878, British
Title:

Conjurer with Pistol and Cards

Date:
ca. 1826
Medium:
Pen and brown ink, black ink, watercolor, and graphite on medium, slightly textured, cream wove paper
Dimensions:
Sheet: 5 3/16 × 7 5/8 inches (13.2 × 19.4 cm)
Inscription(s)/Marks/Lettering:

Inscribed in pen and brown ink, verso: "Drawn by G. Croukshank for my | Uncle Thos Hughes Bookseller and Publisher | Ludgate Hill corner of Stationers Court | to illustrate a work entitled the Conjurer | Unmasked - about the year 1826. | Thos. Packwood Alder."

Credit Line:
Yale Center for British Art, Paul Mellon Collection
Copyright Status:
Public Domain
Accession Number:
B1977.14.4994
Classification:
Drawings & Watercolors
Collection:
Prints and Drawings
Subject Terms:
audience | candle | caricature | crowd | magician
Access:
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Link:
https://collections.britishart.yale.edu/catalog/tms:8586
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