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George Cruikshank (1792-1878), Caricaturist and illustrator

Sitter in 31 portraits
Artist associated with 26 portraits
Artist and illustrator; followed his father, Isaac Cruikshank, as a caricaturist and worked with William Hone in producing radical satires against the Prince Regent; became a prolific illustrator, most famously of Dickens. In later life he took up oil painting, renounced his earlier ways and became a zealous advocate of temperance.

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5170

George Cruikshank

by Daniel Maclise
pencil, 1833
NPG 5170

1385

George Cruikshank

by Unknown artist
oil on canvas, 1836
NPG 1385

1300

George Cruikshank

by William Behnes
plaster cast of bust, circa 1855
On display in Room 21 at the National Portrait Gallery
NPG 1300

P301(146)

George Cruikshank

by (George) Herbert Watkins
albumen print, late 1850s
NPG P301(146)

x199004

George Cruikshank

by (George) Herbert Watkins
albumen print, late 1850s
NPG x199004

3150

George Cruikshank

after a photograph by Elliott & Fry
watercolour, (circa 1872)
NPG 3150

x134784

George Cruikshank

by Maull & Polyblank
albumen print, circa 1857
NPG x134784

Ax28965

George Cruikshank

by Elliott & Fry
albumen carte-de-visite, 1860s
NPG Ax28965

Ax28570

George Cruikshank

by Elliott & Fry
albumen carte-de-visite, 1860s
NPG Ax28570

Ax21894

George Cruikshank

by John & Charles Watkins
albumen print, 1860s
NPG Ax21894

Ax39831

George Cruikshank

by Elliott & Fry
albumen carte-de-visite, 1860s
NPG Ax39831

x137947

George Cruikshank

by John & Charles Watkins
albumen carte-de-visite, 1860s
NPG x137947

x7060

George Cruikshank

by Elliott & Fry
albumen carte-de-visite, 1860s
NPG x7060

x7062

George Cruikshank

by George & Rebecca Lavis
albumen cabinet card, 1860s
NPG x7062

Ax14924

George Cruikshank

by John & Charles Watkins
albumen carte-de-visite, 1860s
NPG Ax14924

Ax28413

George Cruikshank

by Elliott & Fry
albumen carte-de-visite, 1860s
NPG Ax28413

x7061

George Cruikshank

by Mayall
albumen carte-de-visite, mid 1860s
NPG x7061

Ax7569

George Cruikshank

by Mayall
albumen carte-de-visite, mid 1860s
NPG Ax7569

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