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Tom and Jerry at Jerry's house in Somerset with their companions seated around a fireplace, with a man reading something amusing. Aquatint by R. Cruikshank, 1830.

Cruikshank, Robert, 1789-1856.
Date
1830

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Corinthian Tom and his cousin Jerry Hawthorn are young men about town in Regency London, introduced as fictitious characters by Pierce Egan in Life in London, or, The day and night scenes of Jerry Hawthorn, esq., and his elegant friend, Corinthian Tom, London 1821. In this visit to Jerry's home in Somerset, Bob Logic reads out "a laughable police account from a London newspaper" to the amusement of Jerry's mother and the serving man

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Hawthorn Hall: Jerry at home, the enjoyments of a comfortable fireside... ; Drawn & eng. by Robert Cruickshank.

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1 print : aquatint ; image 11 x 19.3 cm

Publications note

Not found in: British Museum, Catalogue of political and personal satires

Reference

Wellcome Library no. 27030i

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