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Catalog Number 1954.0061
Collection Rosenbach
Object Name Etching
Lexicon Category 8: Communication Artifact
Lexicon Sub-category Art
Description Hand-colored etching on ecru wove paper. Image depicts a boy in trousers, shirt, and jacket standing in front of a cottage. A wagon wheel leans against the wall. The title appears below :"MASTER SMALLEY,/ in the Character of the Cabin Boy/ Pubd as the Act directs Jan.y 7 1807 by T. & R. Hughes, 35 Ludgate Str.t.

"By my Father +myself Geo Cruikshank" is written in pen at the bottom center. "1807" is written in pencil in the lower right corner.

"not known to Reid/The only one known" and "Fit R" is written in pencil on the reverse.
Date 1807
Year Range from 1807.0
Year Range to 1807.0
Artist Cruikshank, Isaac, 1756?-1811?
Artist 2 Cruikshank, George, 1792-1878
Title Master Smalley
Made Cruikshank, Isaac & George/London, England
Material wove paper
Dimensions H-6.875 W-4 inches
Subjects Houses