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Dandies or Monstrosities of 1818

A work made of hand-colored etching on paper.
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  • A work made of hand-colored etching on paper.


published October 3, 1818


George Cruikshank (English, 1792-1878)
published by George Humphrey (English, c. 1773-1831)

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George Cruikshank


Dandies or Monstrosities of 1818


England (Artist's nationality:)

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Published 1818


Hand-colored etching on paper


Image: 24 × 34.2 cm (9 1/2 × 13 1/2 in.); Plate: 24.7 × 35 cm (9 3/4 × 13 13/16 in.); Sheet: 25.3 × 35.5 cm (10 × 14 in.)

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Gift of William McCallin McKee

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