Digitization Portfolio Collection: Selected Examples of Print Images
Life in London
Midnight. Tom & Jerry, at a Coffee Shop near the Olympic [plate]
Cruikshank, Robert, 1789-1856
Cruikshank, George, 1792-1878
Etchings (prints)--England--19th century
Hand-colored illustrations--19th century
London (England)--Social life and customs
Good example of a hand-colored aquatint. The plate is from Life in London 1823, located between pages 182 and 183. The plate indicates "Drawn and Engraved by I.R. & G. Cruikshank" although the print can be identified as an aquatint with etched lines. Variations in the structure of the aquatint grain indicate that it was probably produced with the "spirit-ground" method. The actual plate was "Pubd. by Sherwood, Neely, & Jones Augt. 31, 1820."
Egan, Pierce, 1772-1849. Life in London: or, The day and night scenes of Jerry Hawthorn, Esq., and his elegant friend Corinthian Tom, accompanied by Bob Logic, the Oxonian, in their rambles and sprees through the metropolis. London: Printed for Sherwood, Jones, 1823.
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Western Michigan University Libraries, Digitization Center
7210w x 4552h pixels, 24 bit color, 94.0 MB, 730 ppi, Hasselblad H2/CF-39MS (multi-shot mode)
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