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A convicted thief sits in prison with his distraught sister who has been acquitted. Coloured etching by G. Cruikshank, 1848, after himself.

  • Cruikshank, George, 1792-1878
Date
1848
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26040i
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The drunkard's children
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1848

Physical description

1 print : etching, with watercolour ; image 22 x 33.7 cm.

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The drunkard's children. plate VI. the drunkard's son is sentenced to transportation for life; the daughter, suspected of participation in the robbery is acquitted. the brother and sister part for ever in this world

Reference

Wellcome Library no. 26040i

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