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Boy driving three pigs: P.259-1941

Object information

Awaiting location update

Titles

Boy driving three pigs

Maker(s)

Printmaker: Cruikshank, George

Entities

Categories

Measurements and weight

Height: 61 mm
Width: 118 mm

Relative size of this object

11.8 m6.1 m What does this represent?

Relative size of this object is displayed using code inspired by Good Form and Spectacle's work on the British Museum's Waddeson Bequest website and their dimension drawer. They chose a tennis ball to represent a universally sized object, from which you could envisage the size of an object.

Acquisition and important dates

Method of acquisition: Given (1941-12) by Palgrave, Francis, Rev. and Annora, Miss

School or Style

British

People, subjects and objects depicted

Materials used in production

Black carbon ink

Components of the work

Support composed of paper

Techniques used in production

Wood engraving

Inscription or legends present

  • Text: GC sc.
  • Location: Lower left
  • Method of creation: Printed
  • Type: Signature

Identification numbers

Accession number: P.259-1941
Primary reference Number: 309
Stable URI

Audit data

Created: Saturday 6 August 2011 Updated: Monday 3 August 2020 Last processed: Sunday 21 March 2021

Associated departments & institutions

Owner or interested party: The Fitzwilliam Museum
Associated department: Paintings, Drawings and Prints

Citation for print

This record can be cited in the Harvard Bibliographic style using the text below:

The Fitzwilliam Museum (2022) "Boy driving three pigs" Web page available at: https://data.fitzmuseum.cam.ac.uk/id/object/309 Accessed: 2022-12-01 00:24:11

Citation for Wikipedia

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{{cite web|url=https://data.fitzmuseum.cam.ac.uk/id/object/309 |title=Boy driving three pigs |author=The Fitzwilliam Museum|accessdate=2022-12-01 00:24:11|publisher=The University of Cambridge}}

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