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Identification and Creation
Object Number
2016.325
People
George Cruikshank, British (London, England 1792 - 1878 London, England)
After George Moutard Woodward, British (Stanton Hall, England 1760 - 1809 London, England)
Published by Thomas Tegg, British (Wimbeldon 1776 - 1845 London)
Title
The Art of Walking the Streets of London
Classification
Prints
Work Type
print
Date
January 1, 1818
Culture
British
Persistent Link
https://hvrd.art/o/356957
Physical Descriptions
Medium
Hand-colored etching
Technique
Etching
Dimensions
sheet: 24.5 × 34.3 cm (9 5/8 × 13 1/2 in.)
Inscriptions and Marks
  • inscription: in plate, left center: How to carry an Umbrella
  • inscription: in plate, right center: How to Turn a Corner
  • inscription: in plate, lower left: How to clear the Streets
  • inscription: in plater, lower right: How to attract public notice
  • inscription: in plate, lower left: G. Woodward inv.
  • inscription: in plate, lower center: Pub. Jan.y 1st 1818 by Thos. Tegg in Cheapside / The Art of Walking the Streets of London. Plate 1st
  • inscription: in plate, lower right: G. Cruikshank fect.
  • inscription: old mat: 600 / Woodward-Cruikshank / 13049 / 15. -
Provenance
Jsrael Ber Neumann, Berlin, Munich, and New York, by descent; to Elsa Schmid Neumann, his wife, 1961, by descent; to Peter G. Neumann, their son, Palo Alto, gift; to Harvard Art Museums, 2016
State, Edition, Standard Reference Number
Standard Reference Number
BM Satires 13049; Reid 764; Cohn 898
Acquisition and Rights
Credit Line
Harvard Art Museums/Fogg Museum, Gift of Peter G. Neumann
Accession Year
2016
Object Number
2016.325
Division
European and American Art
Contact
am_europeanamerican@harvard.edu
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