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COLLECTION Identifier: 68K-1-368

Isaac Cruikshank prints

Overview

Prints by or attributed to the English artist Isaac Cruikshank.

Dates

  • 1781-1818
  • Majority of material found in 1781-1810

Language of Materials

Collection materials are in English.

Conditions Governing Access

There are no restrictions on physical access to this material. Collection is open for research.

Extent

1 linear feet (4 boxes and 5 volumes)

Chiefly first-edition prints by Cruikshank, prints pulled with his brother George, as well as other prints attributed to him.

Biographical / Historical

Cruikshank was an English artist and caricaturist.

Arrangement

Arranged alphabetically by title.

Physical Location

f, pf, b

Immediate Source of Acquisition

68K-1 - 368. Bequest of Helen Trotter (Dixon) Krumbhaar; received: 1969 June.

Transmitted by Henry N. Platt, Jr., Ballard, Spahr, Andrews & Ingersoll, Land Title Building, Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, 19110.

Processing Information

As part of a conscious and inclusive re-description effort, titles were updated to include a woman's first name when identified.

Mrs. Edward B. Krumbhaar changed to Helen Trotter (Dixon) Krumbhaar.

Link to catalog
Title
Cruikshank, Isaac, 1756?-1811? Isaac Cruikshank prints, 1781-1818: Guide.
Author
Houghton Library, Harvard College Library
Language of description
und
EAD ID
hou01640

Repository Details

Part of the Houghton Library Repository

Houghton Library is Harvard College's principal repository for rare books and manuscripts, archives, and more. Houghton Library's collections represent the scope of human experience from ancient Egypt to twenty-first century Cambridge. With strengths primarily in North American and European history, literature, and culture, collections range in media from printed books and handwritten manuscripts to maps, drawings and paintings, prints, posters, photographs, film and audio recordings, and digital media, as well as costumes, theater props, and a wide range of other objects. Houghton Library has historically focused on collecting the written record of European and Eurocentric North American culture, yet it holds a large and diverse number of primary sources valuable for research on the languages, culture and history of indigenous peoples of the Americas, Africa, Asia and Oceania.

Houghton Library’s Reading Room is free and open to all who wish to use the library’s collections.

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