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Dick and his Companion Smashing the Glim
  • George Cruikshank I
    1792–1878
    born: London, England, United Kingdom ; died: London, England, United Kingdom
  • Dick and his Companion Smashing the Glim, circa 1822
  • Where object was made: England, United Kingdom
  • etching, hand coloring
  • Image Dimensions Height/Width: 182 x 108 mm
    Sheet/Paper Dimensions: 195 x 133 mm
    Image Dimensions Height/Width: 7 1/8 x 4 1/4 in
    Sheet/Paper Dimensions: 7 5/8 x 5 1/4 in
    Mat Dimensions: 19 x 14 in matted with 1980.0766
  • Gift of Esquire, Inc.
  • Not on display
  • 1980.0767
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Description

An intersection in which two men in evening dress are smashing a lamp with clubs while a third lowers the lamp by a rope. A few scattered pedestrians watch from the shadows.