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February - Valentine's Day / The Comic Almanack, 1837

  • Object type

  • Museum number

    1859,0316.618

  • Title (object)

    • February - Valentine's Day

    Title (series)

    • The Comic Almanack, 1837
  • Description

    Proof of a plate from an illustrated almanac, on a sheet with 1859,0316.617, 619 and 620; a view of the upper portions of houses, with archers at each window, firing across the street at each other. 1836
    Etching on chine collé

  • Producer name

  • School/style

  • Date

    • 1836
  • Production place

  • Materials

  • Technique

  • Dimensions

    • Height: 83 millimetres (image)
    • Width: 127 millimetres (image)
    • Height: 217 millimetres (plate-mark)
    • Width: 344 millimetres (plate-mark)
  • Inscriptions

      • Inscription Content

        Lettered below image: "George Cruikshank"
  • Bibliography

    • Reid 1871 1794 bibliographic details
    • Cohn 1924 184 bibliographic details
  • Location

    Not on display (British XIXc Mounted Roy)

  • Exhibition history

    1992 Sep-Oct, London, Order of St John Museum, Cruikshank 200
    1992 Nov-Dec, Burnley, Townley Hall AG & Museum, Cruikshank 200
    1993 Jan-Feb, Maidstone Museum & AG, Cruikshank 200
    1993 Feb-April, Sheffield, Graves AG, Cruikshank 200

  • Subjects

  • Associated titles

    • Associated Title: The Comic Almanack, 1837
  • Acquisition name

  • Acquisition date

    1859

  • Department

    Prints & Drawings

  • Registration number

    1859,0316.618

Proof of a plate from an illustrated almanac, on a sheet with 1859,0316.617, 619 and 620; a view of the upper portions of houses, with archers at each window, firing across the street at each other.  1836  Etching on chine collé

Proof of a plate from an illustrated almanac, on a sheet with 1859,0316.617, 619 and 620; a view of the upper portions of houses, with archers at each window, firing across the street at each other. 1836 Etching on chine collé

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