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Spirit Shop

19th century

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

Object Type: print
Medium and Support: Wood engraving on India paper
Series: from Six Illustrations to Cowper’s Diverting History of John Gilpin
Edition: Proof
Credit Line: Gift of George W. Davison (BA Wesleyan 1892), 1946
Accession Number: 1946.D1.36.5

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  • 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

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