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Creator Print made by George Cruikshank, 1792–1878, British
Published by Thomas McLean, 1788–1875, British
Title Very Unpleasant Weather, or, the Old Saying Verified "Raining Cats, Dogs, & Pitchforks."!!!
Date 1835
Medium Etching and stipple engraving, hand-colored on moderately thick, slightly textured, beige wove paper
Dimensions Sheet: 10 11/16 x 16 5/16 inches (27.1 x 41.4 cm) Plate: 10 3/16 x 15 3/8 inches (25.8 x 39 cm) Image: 8 3/4 x 14 1/4 inches (22.3 x 36.2 cm)
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Lettering
Inscribed in blue ink, on back, upper left: "4171"; in graphite, upper left: "12 50 (underlined)", Lettered, lower left inside image: "AE delt"; lower left under image: "Cruikshank fecit"; lower center: "Very unpleasant weather, or, the Old saying verified 'Raining cats, Dogs, & pitchforks.'!!!"; lower right: "Pub. by Tho.s M.cLean 26 Haymarket Augt 1st 1835."
Credit Line Yale Center for British Art, Paul Mellon Collection
Accession Number B1977.14.9713
Collection Prints and Drawings
Link to This Record http://collections.britishart.yale.edu/vufind/Record/3622333
Subject Terms apples | caricature | carts | cats | chaos | coach | dogs (animals) | falling | genre subject | illustration | injured | men | meteorology | pitchforks | rain | satire | science | signs | storm | umbrellas | weather | wind | women
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