We hope you have all been enjoying a festive round of holiday parties. These Cruikshank characters seem to be having some December fun.
|George Cruikshank, December from The Comic Almanack. London: Charles Tilt, 1835. Rosenbach Museum & Library 1954.3208|
Here are some high spirited New Year's revellers, this time from the 1838 edition of the Almanack. The girl on the left holds a full cornucopia marked 1838, while the veiled, wraithlike woman on the right drags away an empty cornucopia marked 1837.
|George Cruikshank, January from The Comic Almanack. London: Charles Tilt, 1838. Rosenbach Museum & Library 1954.1880.3586|
|George Cruikshank after Alfred Crowquill, Indigestion. London: S Knight, 1825. Rosenbach Museum & Library 1954.139|