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Dick Wildfire and Jenkins Enjoying a Frolic
  • George Cruikshank I
    1792–1878
    born: London, England, United Kingdom ; died: London, England, United Kingdom
  • Dick Wildfire and Jenkins Enjoying a Frolic, circa 1822
  • Where object was made: England, United Kingdom
  • etching, hand coloring
  • Image Dimensions Height/Width: 180 x 110 mm
    Sheet/Paper Dimensions: 190 x 130 mm
    Image Dimensions Height/Width: 7 1/16 x 4 5/16 in
    Sheet/Paper Dimensions: 7 1/2 x 5 1/8 in
    Mat Dimensions: 19 x 14 in matted with 1980.0771
  • Gift of Esquire, Inc.
  • Not on display
  • 1980.0770
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Description

Sleazy low-life cafe. A woman stands behind the counter, a bottle of wine in her hand. In front of the counter, a man in an apron beats another with a spoon. A small woman with a violin walks arm in arm with a man in a white and red uniform, a man pushes a stout woman up to a window, and other vignettes of low life in Paris.