Biography and History

George Cruikshank, English artist and caricaturist, published in periodicals including The Scourge and The Meteor; illustrated, among others, Grimm's German Popular Stories, Dickens's Sketches by Boz and Oliver Twist, and novels by Ainsworth and Thackeray; issued The Comic Almanack, one of the predecessors of Punch, from 1835 for several years.

Source: From the finding aid for C0256