About this object

  • Maker:

    Cruikshank, George

  • ID:

    2003.23/15

  • Production date:

    1960-1999

  • Location:

    In Store

  • In 1829 if George Cruikshank looked out of the windows of his house in Myddelton Terrace Islington he would have seen the extensive building work taking place in the Camden/Islington area. In this print he satirises the extensive building work taking place at the beginning of the nineteenth century. It represents a geographical amalgam encompassing St Paul’s Cathedral in the far left (actually over a mile away) and in the other direction the green fields of Hampstead. The latter was in danger of losing its country feel as the Lord of the Manor was trying to push through a bill to enclose it.  < ...Read more

  • Measurements

    H 209 mm; W 293 mm (paper)

  • Materials

    machinemade wove paper; ink

  • Last Updated

    2017-06-15

FURTHER INFORMATION
  • NUMBER OF ITEMS

    1

  • STATUS

    permanent collection

  • COPYRIGHT HOLDER

    digital image copyright Museum of London

  • Related place

    Islington (depicted)

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