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English illlustrator and caricaturist.
Collection of 82 letters. One ALS from Cruikshank, dated 1842, and 81 ALS dated 1830-1875, from various authors, artists, and publishers to Cruikshank relating to his illustrations for Richard Bentley's "Miscellany," "Popular Tales," "Tower of London," etc. Some of the letters bear Cruikshank's autograph draft replies and pen and pencil sketches. Sketch of George IV, signed and dated 1820; pen and ink drawing for cover of A Comic Alphabet, 1837. Arranged and inventoried, with a list of correspondents.
Trinity College, Hartford, Conn.
Trinity College, "George Cruikshank Collection" (1999). Watkinson Manuscripts Finding Aids. 14.