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Creator:
Isaac Cruikshank, 1756–1810, British
Title:

The Lending Library

Date:
between 1800 and 1811
Medium:
Watercolor, black ink and brown ink on medium, lightly textured, beige wove paper
Dimensions:
Sheet: 6 7/8 × 8 1/2 inches (17.5 × 21.6 cm)
Inscription(s)/Marks/Lettering:

Inscribed in artist's hand in pen and black ink, within drawing, upper left: "Novels"; upper center: "Sermon | Romances Tales"; upper right: "Voyages & Travels | Plays."

Credit Line:
Yale Center for British Art, Paul Mellon Collection
Copyright Status:
Public Domain
Accession Number:
B1975.4.867
Classification:
Drawings & Watercolors
Collection:
Prints and Drawings
Subject Terms:
books | caricature | dog (animal) | lending | library (building) | shelves | women
Access:
Accessible by request in the Study Room [Request]
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Link:
https://collections.britishart.yale.edu/catalog/tms:8602
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