'Sam Snatch; or, the Fashionable Bailiff'. Caricature. George Cruikshank.

'Sam Snatch; or, the Fashionable Bailiff'. Caricature.

London: Laurie & Whittle, 1810. A hand colored caricature of a fashionably dressed bailiff with warrant in hand, sending two young dandies running for cover as well as a coach and four whose driver whips the horses in a frenzy to escape. Not found in the British Museum Catalogue.

The heading below the illustration reads, 'Written by Mr. Lawler; and sung, with unbounded Applause, by Mr. S. Slader, in the Comic Burletta called "The Widow Flinn:" at the Surrey Theatre'.

Verse printed in 3 columns below the heading. 'G Cruickshank del 1810' printed in the etching; "Published 5th Septr 1810, by Laurie & Whittle, 53, Fleet Street, London" printed below the illustration.

Etching, 8 1/2 x 11 1/4". Slightly trimmed. The Works of George Cruikshank Classified and Arranged ..., by Richard John Hardy Douglas, p198, No. 1319. Reid, No. 410. Very good condition. Item #23961

Price: $325.00

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