Life's a Jest, all Things Show It

Robert Cruikshank, English, 1789 - 1856

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1800-1856

Hand colored etching and aquatint on paper

Overall: 9 11/16 × 5 13/16 in. (24.6 × 14.8 cm)

Hood Museum of Art, Dartmouth College: Gift of Karl Schmidt Collection

PR.973.54

Geography/Culture

Europe, Great Britain

Period

19th century

Object Name

Print

Classification

Print

Not on view

Inscription

Signed and inscribed, in plate, bottom center: Fair play. Robt. Cruikshank. Invt. et Fecit. Original Suggester and Artist of the 2 Vols. Adieu. / ONE NEGRO SAY ONE TING, YOU NO TAKE OFFENCE! / BLACK AND WHITE BE SAME COLOUR ONE HUNDRED YEARS HENCE: / AND WHEN MASSA DEATH POPS YOU INTO DE GRAVE! / HE SPARES NEITHER TOM, LOGIC, KATE, OR ONE SLAVE.

Course History

GEOG 17, Geopolitics and Third World Development, Patricia Lopez, Spring 2015

GEOG 17, Geopolitics and Third World Development, Patricia Lopez, Spring 2015

Provenance

Karl Schmidt; given to present collection, 1937.

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