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George Cruikshank: Caricaturist,Illustrator, Philanderer Ian Keable Tuesday 12 December 2017

George Cruikshank is best known for his brilliant drawings for Charles Dickens Oliver Twist, but this does disservice to his prodigious skills and work output. He moved effortlessly from biting satirical prints in the Georgian era to engravings for Victorian books and journals, considered to be the greatest illustrator of the C19.