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for Life in London by Pierce Egan, published by Sherwood, Neely & Jones, London, 1821

hand-coloured etching and aquatint
23.6 × 14.9 cm (image and sheet, trimmed within platemark)
Place/s of Execution
London, England
Catalogue/s Raisonné
BM Satires 14320; Cohn 262; Reid 1001, 4755
printed in ink l.l.: Drawn & Engd (d in superscript) by I R and G. Cruikshank
printed in ink l.c.: Pubd (d in superscript) by Sherwood, Neely, & Jones, July 15 1821.
printed in ink u.c.-l.r.: CORINTHIAN CAPTIAL, / ROSES, PINKS, AND TULIPS. / UPS and / INS & OUTS / DOWNS / OF / LIFE IN LONDON. / (THE BASE.) / Here are we met free merry Boys, / Three merry boys I trow are we, / And many a night we’ve merry been, / And many mae we hope to be. Burns
printed (vertically) in ink u.l.: The Flowers
printed (vertically) in ink u.r.: of Society
printed in ink u.c.l.-l.c.r.: Noble Respectable / Mechanical Tag Rag & Bob tail / Bunches of Turn-ups Strings of Ing-ens
Accession Number
International Prints / International Prints and Drawings
Credit Line
National Gallery of Victoria, Melbourne
Purchased, 1956
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Gallery location
Not on display