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1938

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Drawing, Illustration, The Laughable Adventures of a Sleepy Charley

This is a Drawing. It was designed by Robert Cruikshank. It is dated ca. 1820 and we acquired it in 1938. Its medium is graphite, pen and ink, brush and watercolor on paper. It is a part of the Drawings, Prints, and Graphic Design department.

This object was bequest of Erskine Hewitt. It is credited Bequest of Erskine Hewitt.

Its dimensions are

17.4 × 21 cm (6 7/8 × 8 1/4 in.)

It is signed

Signed below: R. C.K.

It is inscribed

Inscribed below: The Laughable Adventures of a Sleepy Charley.

Cite this object as

Drawing, Illustration, The Laughable Adventures of a Sleepy Charley; Designed by Robert Cruikshank ; England; graphite, pen and ink, brush and watercolor on paper; 17.4 × 21 cm (6 7/8 × 8 1/4 in.); Bequest of Erskine Hewitt; 1938-57-241

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