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An interesting scene on board an East Indiaman, showing the effects of a heavy lurch after dinner

An interesting scene on board an East Indiaman, showing the effects of a heavy lurch after dinner
(1818); published 1835
from the Cruikshankiana series, published by Thomas McLean, London, 1835

Medium
etching with later hand-colouring
Measurements
21.2 × 34.0 cm (image) 23.3 × 34.5 cm (sheet, trimmed within platemark) 35.6 × 48.5 cm (backing sheet)
Place/s of Execution
London, England
Catalogue/s Raisonné
BM Satires 13044 ii/ii; Cohn 212, 1238 ii/ii; Reid 785 ii/ii
Edition
2nd of 2 states
Inscription
printed in ink l.l.: — (anchor) — G.Cruikshank fect
printed in ink l.r.: Pub.d (d in superscript above . ) by Tho.s (s in superscript above . ) McLean 26 Haymarket. Aug.t (t in superscript above . ) 1st (st in superscript) 1835.
printed in ink l.l.-l.r.: An Interesting scene, on board an East-Indiaman, showing the Effects of a heavy Lurch, -after dinner.-
printed in ink (in image) (in speech bubble) u.r.: my precious eyes Tom!!! / here’s a smash!!!!— / —hold on my hearties!! / hang-on / by y=r (r in superscript above = ) eyelids
Accession Number
1282-4
Departments
International Prints / International Prints and Drawings
Credit Line
National Gallery of Victoria, Melbourne
Felton Bequest, 1944
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Gallery location
Not on display