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Image: Fairy Connoisseurs Inspecting Mr. Frederick Locker’s Collection of Drawings, Etc., Etc., Etc.,

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Fairy Connoisseurs Inspecting Mr. Frederick Locker’s Collection of Drawings, Etc., Etc., Etc.,

19th century
145 x 112 mm (5.7 x 4.4 in.)

George Cruikshank, British (English), (1792–1878)

Object Type: print
Medium and Support: Etching printed in brown ink on chine collé on heavyweight wove paper
Print impression quality: Very good
Edition: Published as frontispiece to “The Rowland Library. A catalogue of the Printed Books, Manuscripts, Autograph Letters, drawings, and Pictures, Collected by Frederick Locker-Lampson” (London, Bernard Quartch, 1886)
Marks: Signed in plate, lower left: “Designed and etched by/George Cruikshank/1868”; title inscribed in plate below image, center; inscribed below title, center: “‘That Virtuoso Whim/Which consecrates our dim/Long-ago.’/Locker’s London Lyrics”
Bibliography: Cohn 498.
Credit Line: Gift of Juwil C. and Virgil W. Topazio (BA Wesleyan 1943), 1984
Accession Number: 1984.29.46

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  • art - Use with reference to the study or practice of the fine arts or the fine and decorative arts together. With reference to the visual and performing arts together, use "arts." For actual works or objects of the fine or decorative arts, use "works of art" or "art objects." [November 1994 related term added. March 1991 scope note changed.]
  • art collecting
  • collectors
  • connoisseurship - Expertise in matters of taste and discrimination, particularly in relation to art or art objects. [February 1992 scope note added.]
  • print collecting
  • print viewing
  • satire - Artistic device holding up human folly and vice to scorn, derision, or ridicule. [November 1994 scope note added; related term added; alternate term added. May 1994 related term added.]
  • social satire

  • plate Dimensions: 145 x 112 mm (5.7 x 4.4 in.)

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