Issac Cruikshank 1756-1810
A very scarce pint. The only other copy I can find is at the British Museum. I copy the details below. The print is in good condition with normal age toning. Mounted ... not framed.
[The Gravesend boat]
- Object type
- satirical print
- Title (object)
- [The Gravesend boat]
- Plate 20 to 'Eccentric Excursions, or. Literary & Pictorial sketches of Countenance, Character and Country, in ..... England & South Wales'.
- A small vessel, deep in the water and sailing right to left, is filled with passengers, some of whom are sea-sick.
- The boat leaves Billingsgate every ebb-tide, fare '1s. 6d.', returning with every flood, and the passengers are styled, in the text, the 'Swinish Multitude', see BMSat 8500, &c. 24 September 1796
- Producer name
- Published by: Allen & West
- Print made by: Isaac Cruikshank
- After: George Moutard Woodward
- Production place
- Published in: London
- (Europe,British Isles,England,London)
- Height: 196 millimetres
- Width: 258 millimetres
- Inscription Content
- Lettered with plate and page number, artists' names, and publishing details: 'Plate 20 \ Page 44. \ Woodward del \ Cruikshank sc.' and 'London Pubd by Allen & West, 15, Paternoster Row September 24 1796.'