George Cruikshank papers, 1820-1931Rauner Manuscript MS-1340

Introduction to the Collection

The papers of George Cruikshank contain pamphlets, letters and letter drafts, booksellers' catalogs, and publisher's announcments. The material pertains to Cruikshank's profession as a caricaturist and illustator. Of note are several satirical pamphlets with illustrations by Cruikshank, including "The Queen's Matrimonial Ladder" and "Non Mi Recordo" printed by William Hone.

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