GEORGE CRUIKSHANK ORIGINAL COPPER PRINTING PLATE DESIGNED AND ETCHED BY THE ARTIST FOR “SCRAPS AND SKETCHES,” PART 3, 1831.Est. $600-$900
Sold: $780 ($650)
The satirical design including a central scene surrounded by six vignettes illustrating various forms of “hot air” with bellows and tea kettles. The etched plate housed within a slipcase accompanied by the handcolored etching published by Cruikshank, London, February, 1831. Case 12 ½ x 16 ½ inches.