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COLLECTION Identifier: MS Eng 1195

George Cruikshank papers concerning The recollections

Overview

Autograph manuscript of the recollections and related materials of the English artist and caricaturist George Cruikshank.

Dates

  • 1876 and undated

Language of Materials

Collection materials are in English.

Conditions Governing Access

There are no restrictions on physical access to this material.

Extent

1 linear feet (2 boxes)

Also includes autograph manuscript notes for The recollections, letters by various correspondents concerning the publication of Cruikshank's memoirs, and autograph manuscript in an unidentified hand versions of Memoir of George Cruikshank by Sir Benjamin Ward Richardson.

Biographical / Historical

Cruikshank was an English artist and caricaturist.

Immediate Source of Acquisition

62M-155 and 62M-156. Purchased with the Amy Lowell fund; received: 1962 July.

Related Materials

For autograph manuscript of The recollections, see MS Eng 1194.

Title
Cruikshank, George, 1792-1878. George Cruikshank papers concerning The recollections, 1876 and undated: Guide.
Author
Houghton Library, Harvard College Library
Language of description
und
EAD ID
hou00811

Repository Details

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