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Pisces: Too deep!

Pisces: Too deep!
(1846)
plate 2 from The Comic Almanack for 1846, published by David Bogue, London

Medium
etching
Measurements
14.5 × 9.8 cm (image and sheet, trimmed within platemark)
Place/s of Execution
London, England
Catalogue/s Raisonné
Cohn 184; Reid 2365
Inscription
printed in ink l.r.: George Cruikshank
printed in ink l.c.: PISCES _ Too deep!
printed in ink (in speech bubble) u.c.: I wonder why the Fish don’t bite, / If they were as hungry as I am / they would bite fast enough
printed in ink (in speech bubble) c.l.-l.c. Don’t you wish / you may cath us-? / (seven more remarks from fish)
printed in ink (on shop front) u.l.: Gentlemens Fish / Cooked Here / T. FISHER
Accession Number
4294.21-3
Departments
International Prints / International Prints and Drawings
Credit Line
National Gallery of Victoria, Melbourne
Gift of Miss Archibald, 1930
This digital record has been made available on NGV Collection Online through the generous support of the Joe White Bequest
Gallery location
Not on display