About This Artwork

George Cruikshank (English, 1792-1878)
published by Pickering & Chatto (English, 19th century)

"Taking Care of Number One" or A Gentleman Endeavoring to Keep "Number One" Out of "St Pauls Church Yard" from George Cruikshank's Steel Etchings to The Comic Almanacks: 1835-1853 (top), 1853, printed c. 1880

Two steel etchings in black on cream India paper, laid down on off-white card (chine collé)
199 x 162 mm (primary support); 345 x 254 mm (secondary support)

The Leonora Hall Gurley Memorial Collection, 1922.4847.72

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