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George Cruikshank’s Comic Alphabet

October 10, 2012
by the gentle author

You might like to see other work by George Cruikshank

Dick Turpin, Highwayman

Jack Sheppard, Thief, Highwayman & Escapologist

Tom & Jerry’s Life in London

Joseph Grimaldi, Clown

The Bloody Romance of the Tower

Henry Mayhew’s Punch & Judy Man

and these other alphabets

The Cockney Alphabet

The London Alphabet

8 Responses leave one →
  1. Marylou permalink
    October 10, 2012

    First: I love, love, love your web site and already subscribe. Next: What happened to “D”? An oversight? Or did he not do “D”?

  2. David permalink
    October 10, 2012

    Fantastic! Another Cruikshank masterpiece!

    But what happened to the “D”? I have a personal investment in that one!


  3. Mirabilis permalink
    October 10, 2012

    These are wonderful – I think my favourite is ‘latitude and longitude’.

  4. October 10, 2012

    I hanker for ‘D’ for dog or whatever!

  5. October 10, 2012

    Love the waistcoat! Love them all.

  6. judy Poleg permalink
    October 11, 2012

    Wonderful!!! Thanks so much!

  7. Cherub permalink
    October 12, 2012

    B for Boots and W for Waistcoat made me laugh out loud – if I had boots like that I’d stride all over town!

  8. Anne Jackson permalink
    June 19, 2020

    Love viewing this Not seen it before . Ronald Searle springs to mind!

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