GEORGE CRUIKSHANK COLLECTION
Cruikshank, George (1792-1878), English Illustrator and Caricaturist
Autograph letter signed, 8 April 1842 (to ‘My dear John’ [Auldridge?]), with a collection of 81 autograph letters written to Cruikshank. Letters to Cruikshank, dated 1830-1875, are from authors, artists and publishers, some relating to Cruikshank’s illustrations for various books. Some of the letters bear Cruikshank’s autograph draft replies and pen and pencil sketches. Of these letters to Cruikshank, 22 correspondents are not identified. A list of those identified is with the collection.
2 boxes: 1 box mss and 1 box annotated photocopies (annotations give names of correspondents, dates, and locations--when known--and summaries of contents, including mention of any sketches or notes in Cruikshank’s hand).
Names of correspondents with Cruikshank:
Akerman, John-Yonge Jackson, I.
Barker, Matthew Henry Jeffrey, John
Barrith, E. Kean, C.
Baughm, M. Leland, Charles G.
Beckett, Gilbert À Lewis, W.
Bell, Robert Keeley, R.H.
Blackwood, [Alese?] Mackenzie, William
Blanchard, L. Mead, Angus
Bradish, C. Neuthy, Richard
Britton, I. Oleon [?], John
Brown, Ford Maddox Phillips, Watts
Butler, T. Reynolds, Thomas
Cooke, Nathan Rownin, John
Cousen, J.W. Sandys, William
Dalziel, James Henry Smith, Wm. Thomas [by
Dillon, Elizabeth Southern, Henry
Doyne, W. Talor, John
Eastlake, C.L. Thompson, John
Evans, Edmund Tupper, Martin F.
Fairburn, J. Warwick, W.
Fitzgerald, Perky Weekly Times, The
Frazer, Wm. Wright, Franmces
Garking, Samuel Wright, John
"Horace" Yates, Edmund
Leland, Charles G.
Oleon [?], John
Smith, Wm. Thomas [by Burnell, Robert?]
Tupper, Martin F.
Weekly Times, The
Collection processed by student assistant Alison O’Byrne,
‘97, fall semester 1996.