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Antique Print: The Progress of Midshipman

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The Progress of Midshipman
Will Blockhead
Fitting out
Plate number 1
Artist George Cruikshank  1792-1878
Published by Thomas McLean  London
Circa: 1835
Medium:  Engraving - Hand Colored
Approximate sheet size 14 1/2" x 11"   Image 9 3/4" x 6 3/4"
Condition: Excellent - minor nicks both bottom corners
Comments: Brilliant example of the late caricature of George Cruikshank, last of the great caricaturists beginning with Hogarth.  He specialized in satirization of fashion and culture rather than politics.  Will Blockhead is preparing for the life of a midshipman in the Royal Navy.
Coloration on presentation image may vary slightly from the original
The black text may not be fully visible on the presentation image but is readable on original

 

Price: $75.00


Stock Number: GC-BP74-25
In Stock: 1

 

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