Monstrosities of 1822

George Cruikshank, English, 1792 - 1878



Hand-colored etching on paper

Image: 10 1/4 × 14 13/16 in. (26.1 × 37.7 cm)

Sheet: 11 1/16 × 15 3/16 in. (28.1 × 38.6 cm)

Hood Museum of Art, Dartmouth: Bequest of Mrs. Jason W. Hartshorn



G. Humphrey, London


Place Made: England, United Kingdom, Europe


19th century

Object Name


Research Area


Not on view


Inscribed, in plate, lower left: G. Cruikshank fec.; titled, in plate, lower center: Monstrosities of 1822; inscribed, in plate, lower right: Pub.d [d in superscript] Oct.r [r in superscript] 19th [th in superscript] 1822 by G. Humphrey 27 S.t [t in superscript] James's Street London

Course History

WGST 65, Queer Visual Culture, Gabriele Dietze, Winter 2014

HUM 1, Dialogue with the Classics, Andrea Tarnowski, Spring 2019

HUM 1.02/HUM 1.03/HUM 1.04, Dialogues with the Classics, Carolyn Dever, Paul Carranza, Antonia Gomez, Fall 2019

HUM 1.05/HUM 1.06/HUM 1.07, Dialogues with the Classics, Klaus Mladek, Michelle Clarke, Andrea Tarnowski, Fall 2019

ARTH 28.10, Fashion in Art, Kristin O'Rourke, Fall 2022


Estate of Mrs. Jason W. Hartshorn to Baker Library, Dartmouth College; transferred to present collection, 1979.

Catalogue Raisonne

Reid (1871): 1094; Douglas (1903): 1168; Cohn (1924): 1752

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