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Fish in human situations. Etching by George Cruikshank, 1832.

  • Cruikshank, George, 1792-1878
Date
Sept. 1 1832
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36045i
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Description

In the central vignette, two elephants share a joke about humans. Most of the surrounding vignettes and doodles represent fish

Publication/Creation

[London] : George Cruikshank, Sept. 1 1832.

Physical description

1 print : etching ; sheet 25.4 x 35.4 cm

Lettering

Odd fish. Pl. 1. A scaley fellow. Sword fish. Jack & the lobster. John Dorey the porter. Miss Anne Chovey, and the maid. Miss Vine. Miss Pine. Star fish. Jack Sprat. Amphibia. Salmon leap. "All the world & his wife were there." Frying fish & flying fish. Designed, etched & published by George Cruikshank.

Reference

Wellcome Library no. 36045i

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  • English


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