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"Sketchbook," ( leaves), 1841-1864
Collection Description & Creator Information
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Contains penciled memorandums and original sketches by George Cruikshank. The first page is autographed "23 Amwell St. Pentonville, Memorandums, Geo. Cruikshank, Sept. 11, 1841. Mornington Place altered to 263 Hampstead Road, July 18th 1864." The sketches include a number of original thoughts which later developed into his published works including: "The Village School"; "The Goose and the Gridiron"; "The Chimney on Fire"; "Sea Sickness"; "The Black Doll"; "Public Characters, London"; "A Man Struggling with Difficulties At His Work"; "A Fountain"; "Struggling Against Difficulties"; "A Long Standing Account"; "Domestic Scenes"; "Self Portrait".
Arranged alphabetically by title.
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This collection was processed by Judith Golden with additions by Barbara Volz and Teresa Basler in 1993. Finding aid written by Judith Golden, Barbara Volz and Teresa Basler in 1993.
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"Sketchbook," ( leaves); George Cruikshank Collection, C0256, Manuscripts Division, Department of Special Collections, Princeton University Library
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