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The battle of the Nile

The battle of the Nile

Item Information

Title:
The battle of the Nile
Description:
Depicting a scene from "Nights at Sea; Or, Sketches of Naval Life during the War" by "The Old Sailor," a.k.a. Matthew Henry Barker. The interior of a panoramic show showing the Battle of the Nile, a proscenium arch above, Mr. Savage, the captain of the forecastle in naval uniform, throwing an orange at the showman, who pokes his head from between the sea and the ships.
Artist:
Cruikshank, George, 1792-1878
Engraver:
Dick, Archibald L., approximately 1805-approximately 1855
Name on Item:
George Cruikshank. A. Dick Sc.
Date:
April 1, 1838
Format:
Prints
Genre:
Engravings
Book illustrations
Location:
Boston Public Library
Print Department
Collection (local):
George Cruikshank (1792-1878). Prints and Drawings
Subjects:
Theatrical productions
Sailors
Extent:
1 print : engraving ; sheet 24 x 15 cm
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Terms of Use:
No known copyright restrictions.
No known restrictions on use.
Publisher:
New York : William Lewer
Notes (acquisition):
Gift; William Delue
Notes (date):
Date from item.
Notes (citation):
Cohn, Albert M. "George Cruikshank: A catalogue raisonné of the work executed during the years 1806-1877." From the offices of "The Bookman's Journal," 1924, London.
Notes:
Title from item.
Cohn: 69
Notes (object):
Illustration from Bentley's Miscellany, Volume I. This item is from the American edition, published by William Lewer.
Language:
English
Identifier:
18_08_000020
Barcode:
36666003816341