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COLLECTION Identifier: MS Typ 483.2

George Cruikshank drawings

Eight drawings by English caricaturist George Cruikshank.


  • 1841 and undated

Language of Materials

Collection materials are in English.

Conditions Governing Access

There are no restrictions on physical access to this material.


.16 linear feet (1 volume)

Includes eight pencil, ink and watercolor drawings for publications including The miser's daughter by W. H. Ainsworth, Oliver Twist by Charles Dickens, and Giles Chaw-bacon by Paul Pindar (includes a steel plate engraving), among other drawings.

Biographical / Historical

Cruikshank was an English caricaturist.

Physical Location


Immediate Source of Acquisition

72M-73. Gift of Mrs. Joseph M. Edinburg, 192 Fairway Road, Chestnut Hill, Massachusetts 02167; received: 1972 December.
Cruikshank, George, 1792-1878. George Cruikshank drawings, 1841 and undated: Guide.
Houghton Library, Harvard College Library

Repository Details

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