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Modern Ballooning, or the Newest Phase of Folly from George Cruikshank's Steel Etchings to The Comic Almanacks: 1835-1853 (top)

A work made of two steel etchings in black on cream india paper, laid down on off-white card (chine collé).
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  • A work made of two steel etchings in black on cream india paper, laid down on off-white card (chine collé).

Date:

1851, printed c. 1880

Artist:

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

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Department

Prints and Drawings

Artist

George Cruikshank

Title

Modern Ballooning, or the Newest Phase of Folly from George Cruikshank's Steel Etchings to The Comic Almanacks: 1835-1853 (top)

Origin

England

Date

Made 1851

Medium

Two steel etchings in black on cream India paper, laid down on off-white card (chine collé)

Dimensions

206 × 163 mm (primary support); 342 × 251 mm (secondary support)

Credit Line

The Leonora Hall Gurley Memorial Collection

Reference Number

1922.4847.66

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