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Original hand-coloured 19th Century British caricature etchings and engravings from miscellaneous sources


Our tough Old Ship steered safely into Harbour
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Our tough Old Ship steered safely into Harbour. Maugre; the Dreams of Folly & Madness
[George Cruikshank]
Published March 19, 1817 by A. Beugo Print Dealer 38 Maiden Lane
CONDITION: Good/Very Good. Excellent colour, but paper loss to lower corners, including most of the Cruikshank inscription, trimmed.
Sheet size: 13.375 x 9.5 inches
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The Wedding Ball!; or
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The Wedding Ball!; or Ma'am'selle M-R.-C-A-N-DOT-I's Highland Fling into High Life!!
[George Cruikshank]
Published April 7, 1823 by T. Fairburn Broadway Ludgate hill
CONDITION: Good/Very Good. Excellent colour, but somewhat trimmed, including Cruikshank's inscription lower right. Dog-ear crease upper left.
Sheet size: 12.875 x 9.375 inches
The Lady of the House
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The Lady of the House

That Georgena has certainly got the upper hand of me—she has such a way with her. I can't refuse her anything.

"For me, I am a Windsor dear and the fattest I think i' th' forest. —Shakspeare

William Heath
Published Oct 10 1829 by T McLean 26 Haymarket Sole Publisher of WHs Etchings
CONDITION: Fair. Overall toning, trimmed—especially left side. Paper loss upper left. Some spotting. See enlargement for best assessment.
Sheet size: 9.25 x 14 inches
Sketch of a General Officer
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Sketch of a General Officer commanding the insurgent troops on the 9th of November 1830. This dangerous person was captured with the whole of his Army—Arms—Ammuniton—Military chest stores &c. The Prisoners, 9 in number have been march'd to the Treadmill—the City remains Tranquil.

William Heath
Published 14 Nov 1830 by T McLean 26 Haymarket
CONDITION: Fair/Good. Light foxing upper image, paper loss and short tears around edges, trimmed. See enlargement for best assessment.
Sheet size: 9.875 x 13.875 inches
George and the Dragon
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George and the Dragon

Cabinet IN'S and OUT'S. No 2

HH [Henry Heath]
Published April 29 1827 by J. Fairburn, Broadway
CONDITION: Fair/Good. Corners clipped, tears around edges. See enlargement for best assessment.
Sheet size: 13.5 x 9.5 inches
HONI SOIT QUIE MAL Y PENSE
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HONI SOIT QUIE MAL Y PENSE

A SLAP UP TURN OUT!!!

HH [Henry Heath]
Published 1829 by C Fregear Cheapside London
CONDITION: Good. Trimmed, with paper loss upper left corner. Soiled lower left corner. See enlargement for best assessment.
Sheet size: 13.5 x 9.5 inches
THE MAN WOT COULD NOT DIRVE AS HE LIKED
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JC

THE MAN WOT COULD NOT DRIVE AS HE LIKED

A. Sharpshooter
[a pseudonym of John Phillips]
Published by T. Gans, 15 Southampton St. Strand, May 12, 1829
CONDITION: Fair/Good. Slightly grubby margins. See enlargement for best assessment.
Sheet size: 9 x 13.125 inches
A Good Soldier, but no GENERAL
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A Good Soldier, but no GENERAL

Richard Dighton
Drawn Etch'd & Pub'd as the Act directs by Richard Dighton Oct 30 1821
CONDITION: Fair/Good. numerous tears around paper mount/mat on which the print has been mounted (as issued?). See enlargement for best assessment.
Sheet size: 9 x 13.125 inches
One of the Graces making a Man; or, Frankenstein Outdone
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One of the Graces making a Man; or, Frankenstein Outdone

Phillips
Published by J. Fairburn, Broadway Blackfriars, July 1827
CONDITION: Poor/Fair. Age-toned, creases, tears, trimmed, etc.. See enlargement for best assessment.
Sheet size: 13.875 x 9.75 inches
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THE NEW PEERSóWOT IS TO BE
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THE NEW PEERS—WOT IS TO BE

CJG [Charles Jameson Grant]
May 1832, Pub by Tregear 123 Cheapside London—Where an Immence Variety may be Seen
CONDITION: Good. Circular mug-stain lower center, upper left corner discoloured. Margins slighlty soiled, lower right corner clipped. See enlargement for best assessment.
Sheet size: 13 x 9.25 inches
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defunct watchman...
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[Liberty — Birmingham]

...to a "Defunct Watchman," and an "Or___ Mum_____ ____nspicuous Scarecrow

[Sumner]
[published 1838]
CONDITION: Poor. Paper loss and trimming. See enlargement for best assessment.
Sheet size: 13.25 x 10 inches
$85
A CHURCH CORMORANT
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A CHURCH CORMORANT who devours a Tenth of all!!!

A. Sharpshooter
[a pseudonym of John Phillips]
Published by J. Fairburn Broadway Ludgate hill Dec. 1850
CONDITION: Good. Prominent crease upper right corner, slightly grubby margins. See enlargement for best assessment.
Sheet size: 9.25 x 13.25 inches
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PLEASE CHECK OUT OUR CRUIKSHANK PRINTS ON THESE PAGES:

Eccentric Excursions...(1796-1801)
Life in London
(1822)
My Sketch Book (1834, 1850-1860)
Sketches with Boz (Dickens) (1836-1839)
Dickens Illustrations—Oliver Twist (ca. 1840s)
The Cruikshankian Momus (1892)

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