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Cruikshank, George, 1792-1878



  • Existence: August 27, 1792-February 1, 1878

George Cruikshank (1792-1878), British caricaturist and book illustrator

Found in 8 Collections and/or Records:


Call Number: GEN MSS MISC

Manuscripts in the Richard Gimbel Collection of Charles Dickens

Call Number: GEN MSS 1998
Overview: Manuscripts, letters, and documents by English writer and social critic Charles Dickens, 1830-1870, collected by Richard Gimbel. Also included is Gimbel's collection of Dickensiana, 1772-1969, which consists of books, periodicals, printed ephemera, prints and stray plates, photographs, mass-produced objects, manuscripts, letters and documents, paintings and drawings, and relics and association items not created by Dickens but still relating to him. Present are letters from Dickens...
Dates: 1772-1969

Lewis Walpole Library Collection of Prints after William Hogarth

Call Number: LWL MSS 42
Scope and Contents: The Lewis Walpole Library Collection of Prints after William Hogarth contains more than 500 eighteenth- and nineteenth-century etchings and engravings that reproduce the works of William Hogarth (1697-1764), the influential British painter and printmaker. Hogarth and his art have been a long-standing focus of debates about copying and copyright dating from his lifetime to the present day. The commercial success of his work made his images a target for both legitimate or authorized copies and...
Dates: 1749-1875, bulk 1793-1870

Letter : 48 Mornington Place, [London], to Thomas Cave, 1851 April 16

 Part of Collection — Box: 265, Folder: 36
Call Number: GEN MSS MISC
Scope and Contents: Autograph manuscript letter, signed, saying that he will be arriving from London by train.
Dates: 1851 April 16

Herman W. Liebert manuscript collection

Call Number: GEN MSS 237
Overview: The Liebert Autograph Collection contains chiefly British (as well as other European and American) historical and literary manuscripts and autographs, including items by James Boswell, Jr., Sir Joseph Banks, Marie Corelli, Eugene V. Debs, Camille Pissarro, Jean-Jacques Rousseau, Thomas Henry Huxley, Samuel Johnson, Ouida, and Alfred Tennyson. The Liebert Correspondence consists of letters written to Liebert by Ian Fleming, Beverly Nichols, John Cowper Powys, and Thornton Wilder.
Dates: 1604-1987

Pen and ink drawing of fairies and flowers, undated

 Part of Collection — Box: 265, Folder: 35
Call Number: GEN MSS MISC
Scope and Contents: Pen and ink drawing depicting fairies and flowers. The drawing is attributed to George Curikshank.
Dates: undated

Betsy Beinecke Shirley collection of American children's literature

Call Number: GEN MSS 764
Overview: Collection consists of manuscripts (correspondence and drafts of writings), illustration material (drawings in all media, photographs, book dummies, and printing blocks and plates), and publication proofs by various authors and artists including Louisa May Alcott, Alexander Anderson, Louis-Maurice Boutet de Monvel, Gelett Burgess, Harrison Cady, Palmer Cox, F. O. C. Darley, W. W. Denslow, Jo Mora, Peter Newell, and Symeon Shimin, as well as work produced for the McLoughlin Brothers publishing...
Dates: 1640-2001