George Cruikshank

Standard Name: Cruikshank, George


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Family and Intimate relationships Anne Thackeray Ritchie
Following his death Charles Collins (Wilkie 's brother), with his wife (the former Kate Dickens ) and family, were the main sources of support for ATR and her sister. Between 1,500 and 2,000 mourners...
Friends, Associates William Harrison Ainsworth
At his home in Kensal Green he hosted many Victorian literary lions including Charles Dickens , William Makepeace Thackeray , Douglas Jerrold , William Wordsworth , and illustrator and collaborator George Cruikshank .
Corey, Melinda, and George Ochoa, editors. The Encyclopedia of the Victorian World. Henry Holt and Company.
Sutherland, John. The Stanford Companion to Victorian Fiction. Stanford University Press.
The Concise Dictionary of National Biography: From Earliest Times to 1985. Oxford University Press.
Friends, Associates Flora Annie Steel
Before this disaster her parents's house was frequented by such people as the author William Makepeace Thackeray and the illustrator George Cruikshank .
Powell, Violet. Flora Annie Steel: Novelist of India. Heinemann.
Publishing Caroline Bowles
It featured coloured engravings by George Cruikshank , done from Bowles's own sketches. John Murray rejected this poem for publication. Bowles is often not catalogued as its author.
Blain, Virginia. “Anonymity and the Discourse of Amateurism: Caroline Bowles Southey Negotiates Blackwoods 1820-1847”. Victorian Journalism, edited by Barbara Garlick and Margaret Harris, Queensland University Press, pp. 1-18.
Blain, Virginia. Caroline Bowles Southey, 1786-1854. Ashgate.
Publishing Mary Cowden Clarke
MCC published Kit Bam's Adventures; or, The Yarns of an old mariner, illustrated by George Cruikshank .
British Library Catalogue.
The Athenaeum Index of Reviews and Reviewers: 1830-1870.
1102 (9 December 1848)
Publishing Charles Dickens
The journal Bentley's Miscellany was launched; edited by CD (as Boz), it was illustrated by George Cruikshank .
Schlicke, Paul, editor. Oxford Reader’s Companion to Dickens. Oxford University Press.
Publishing Juliana Horatia Ewing
Nearly all of JHE 's writings first appeared in this magazine: founded by her mother, it did not long outlive Ewing's death. The need to fill it every month created considerable pressure. Some of her...
Publishing Harriette Wilson
When reprinted in four volumes, the Memoirs had a quotation from Pope on the title-page (Tis from high life, high characters are drawn)
Wilson, Harriette. Memoirs of Harriette Wilson. J. J. Stockdale.
and an advertisement signed by Thomas Little (a pseudonym...


7 September 1819: In the aftermath of the Peterloo Massacre,...

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7 September 1819

In the aftermath of the Peterloo Massacre, a bitter cartoon was printed by George Cruikshank , entitled A Strong Proof of the Flourishing State of the Country.

4 November 1836: Richard Bentley (1794-1871) signed an agreement...

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4 November 1836

Richard Bentley (1794-1871) signed an agreement with Dickens to edit his new monthly periodical, Bentley's Miscellany.

February 1842: The first issue of Ainsworth's Magazine:...

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February 1842

The first issue of Ainsworth's Magazine: A Miscellany of Romance, General Literature, & Art appeared, catering to popular Victorian taste in entertainment and literature.

13 May 1848: Henry and Augustus Mayhew published the satiric...

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13 May 1848

Henry and Augustus Mayhew published the satiricnovelWhom to Marry and How to Get Married—it included the author credit By one who has refused twenty excellent offers at least.


Clarke, Mary Cowden, and George Cruikshank. Kit Bam’s Adventures. Grant and Griffith, 1849.
Ewing, Juliana Horatia, and George Cruikshank. Lob Lie-by-the-Fire. Bell and Sons, 1874.
Dickens, Charles, and George Cruikshank. Oliver Twist. R. Bentley, 1838.
Dickens, Charles, and George Cruikshank. Sketches by Boz. J. Macrone, 1836.
Bowles, Caroline, and George Cruikshank. The Cat’s Tail. Blackwood; T. Cadell, 1831.