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Police raid a lodging house at night and arrest a convicted thief. Coloured etching by G. Cruikshank, 1848, after himself.

Cruikshank, George, 1792-1878.
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1848

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The drunkard's children. plate IV. urged on by his ruffian companions, and excited by drink, he commits a desparate robbery - he is taken by the police at a three-penny lodging house. George Cruikshank

Publication/Creation

1848

Physical description

1 print : etching, with watercolour ; image 21.8 x 33 cm.

Reference

Wellcome Library no. 26038i

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  • English


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