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Catalog Number 1954.0062
Collection Rosenbach
Object Name Etching
Lexicon Category 8: Communication Artifact
Lexicon Sub-category Art
Description Hand-colored etching on off-white wove paper. Bill-head for the satirical song "The Bold Dragoon and the Beauteous Mrs. Flynn" which is "Published 25th March, 1808/By LAURIE and WHITTLE/No. 52 Fleet Street London" . Image depicts an short elderly woman in Empire dress ogling at a tall soldier in military uniform, who stands in front of a horse. The woman wears a necklace with a cross and holds a fan and a quizzing glass. Another couple are walking in the right background. "CRUIKSHANK DEL" is printed at the lower left,within the image.

"GCK" is written in pencil immediately below the image, at the center, and "see 5084/similar subject" is written at the bottom..

Mounted on a lager sheet of cream-colored wove paper. "See also 5084 R" is written in pencil immediately below the image at the right and "C.935" and "V.I. # 7" is written at the left.
Date 1808
Year Range from 1808
Year Range to 1808
Artist Cruikshank, George, 1792-1878
Title The Bold Dragoon and the Beauteous Mrs. Flynn
Made Cruikshank, George/London, England
Material wove paper
Dimensions H-11.375 W-8.625 inches
Subjects Cartoons (Commentary)
Fans
Hats
Military uniforms
Soldiers
Cannons
Horses