- George Cruikshank, 1792-1878 — biographical introduction
- Grave in Kensal Green Cemetery
- George Cruikshank's coloured Illustrations from 1911 Collector's Edition of Oliver Twist
- A memorial tribute to Cruikshank in Fun
- Dickens and Cruikshank
- Dickens's "Frauds on the Fairies," a criticism of Cruikshank
- Cruikshank responds to Dickens's attack
- The Life and Surprising Adventures of Robinson Crusoe of York, Mariner (1831) by Daniel Defoe (1831)
Dickens's Sketches by Boz (November 1837 through June 1839)
- The Election for Beadle Frontispiece
- The Parish Engine facing p. 1
- The Broker's Man facing p. 18
- Our Next-Door Neighbour facing p. 30
- The Streets, Morning facing p. 36
- Scotland Yard facing p. 47
- Seven Dials facing p. 51
- Monmouth Street facing p. 54
- Hackney Coach Stands facing p. 60
- London Recreations — The 'Tea-Gardens' facing p. 67
- Greenwich Fair facing p. 86
- Private Theatres facing p. 88
- Vauxhall Gardens by Day facing p. 93
- Early Coaches facing p. 97
- The Last Cab-Driver facing p. 104
- Public Dinners facing p. 120
- The First of May facing p. 125
- The Gin-Shop facing p. 134
- The Pawnbroker's Shop facing p. 138
- Thoughts about People [The Poor Clerk] facing p. 159
- Jemima Evans facing p. 170
- A Pickpocket in Custody facing p. 19
- Mr. John Dounce facing p. 181
- The Dancing Academy facing p. 190
- Making a Night of it facing p. 198
- The Boarding-House facing p. 205
- The Boarding-House. — II facing p. 233
- Mr. Minns and his Cousin facing p. 234
- Sentiment [Theodosius Introduced to the New Pupil] facing p. 242
- The Tuggses at Ramsgate facing p. 251
- Horatio Sparkins facing p. 267
- Steam Excursion. — I facing p. 288
- Steam Excursion — II facing p. 303
- The Winglebury Duel [Under Restraint] facing p. 305
- Mrs. Joseph Porter [Mr. Sempronius Gattleton as Othello] facing p. 319
- Watkins Tottle [The Courtship of Mr. Parsons] facing p. 326
- The Lock-up house facing p. 340
- Mr. Watkins Tottle and Miss Lillerton facing p. 346
- Bloomsbury Christening facing p. 355
- The Wrapper for "Sketches by Boz" serialised
- The Free-and-Easy" for "The Streets — Night" (cancelled in the 1839 edition)
- The Chapman & Hall Title-page for "Sketches by Boz" (1839).
Charles Dickens's Oliver Twist (1838)
- Title-page of the 1846 revised edition
- Oliver's asking for more (Frontispiece from 1846 edition)
- Oliver escapes being bound apprentice to the Sweep
- Oliver plucks up a spirit
- Oliver introduced to the respectable Old Gentleman
- Oliver amazed at the Dodger's mode of going to work
- Oliver recovering from the fever
- Oliver claimed by his affectionate friends
- Oliver's reception by Fagin and the Boys
- Master Bates explains a professional technicality
- The Burglary
- Mr. Bumble and Mrs. Corney taking tea
- Mr. Claypole as he appeared when his master was out
- Oliver at Mrs. Maylie's door
- Oliver waited on by the Bow Street Runners
- Monks and the Jew
- Mr. Bumble degraded in the eyes of the Paupers
- The evidence destroyed
- Mr. Fagin and his pupil recovering Nancy
- The Jew and Morris both begin to understand each other
- The Meeting
- Sikes attempting to destroy his dog
- The Last Chance
- Fagin in the condemned Cell
- Rose Maylie and Oliver
- Oliver and His Family — The Fireside or Cancelled Plate
- Title-page of 1838 3-volume edition published by Bentley
- Wrapper of 1846 Bradbury and Evans edition
- First page of 1836 pirated edition
William Harrison Ainsworth's Jack Sheppard (1839)
- W. Harrison Ainsworth, Esq. (Portrait of the Author)
- Mr. Wood offers to adopt little Jack Sheppard
- Jonathan Wild discovers Darrell in the loft
- The Murder on the Thames
- The Storm
- The Name on the Beam
- "May be cursed if I ever try to be honest again."
- Jack Sheppard exhibits a vindictive character
- Jack Sheppard accuses Thames Darrell of Theft
- Jack Sheppard committing the Robbery in Willesden Church
- Jack Sheppard gets drunk, and orders his Mother off
- Jack Sheppard's escape from Willesden Cage
- Mrs. Sheppard expostulating with her Son
- Jack Sheppard and Blueskin in Mr. Wood's Bedroom
- Jack Sheppard and Edgeworth Bess escaping from Clerkenwell Prison
- Audacity of Jack Sheppard
- Jack Sheppard visits his Mother in Bedlam
- Jack Sheppard escaping from the Condemned Hold in Newgate
- The Portrait, facing the title-page, Volume 3
- Jonathan Wild throwing Sir Rowland Trenchard down the Well
- Jack Sheppard tricking Shotbolt the Gaoler
- The Escape, No. I
- __________, No. II
- __________, No. III
- Jonathan Wild seizing Jack Sheppard at his Mother's Grave
- Jack Sheppard's irons knocked off in Newgate
- The Procession from Newgate to Tyburn
- The Last Scene
- Title-page, Volume One
- Title-page, Volume Two
- Title-page, Volume Three
- The Triple-Decker Format
- The Ornamental Tailpiece: Jack Sheppard's Grave-marker
William Harrison Ainsworth's Rookwood. A Romance (1836)
- The Old Manse (title-page vignette)
- The Vault.
- Rescue of Lady Rookwood.
- Sybil and Barbara Lovel.
- The Inauguration.
- The Bridal.
- The Arbour at Kilburn.
- The Hornsey Gate.
- Turpin's flight through Edmonton.
- "I'll let 'em see what I think of 'em!"
- Death of Black Bess.
- Death of Lady Rookwood.
Memoirs of Joseph Grimaldi (1838)
- Frontispiece: Joseph Grimaldi facing title-page
- Joe's debut into the Pit at Sadler's Wells. facing p. 11
- Master Joey going to visit his Godpapa. facing p. 13
- The Wager. facing p. 72
- A startling effect. facing p. 83
- Mr. Mackintosh's covey. facing p. 110
- Live Properties. facing p. 156
- Appearing in Public. facing p. 177
- The Barber's Shop. facing p. 201
- Grimaldi's kindness to the Giants. facing p. 221
- The last Song. facing p. 245
George Cruikshank's Fairy Library (1865)
- Frontispiece: The Father proposes to lose the Children!!!
- Title-page: George Cruikshank's Fairy Library
- Hop-O'-My-Thumb and His Brothers: Three Scenes
- Hop leads his Brothers out of the Wood
- Hop-O'-My-Thumb puts on the Seven League Boots
- Hop-O'-My-Thumb arrives at home before his brothers
- The Giant Ogre discovers Hop's my Thumb & his Brothers whom his wife had endeavoured to conceal from him. (facing p. 20)
- The Giant Ogre in his Seven-league Boots pursuing Hop-O'-My-Thumb & his Brothers who hide in a Cave. (facing p. 24).
- The Giant Ogre falls asleep. Hop-O'-My-Thumb pulls off the Seven League Boots whilst his Brothers run away. (facing p. 26).
- Hop-O'-My-Thumb presenting the Seven League Boots to the King. (facing p. 28)
Jack and the Bean-stalk (1854)
- Jack and the Beanstalk: Three scenes. (facing p. 28)
- Jack shows kindness to a poor old woman.
- who turns out to be a Fairy . . and,
- who gives him the Wonderful Bean which he sets in the Garden.
- Jack, climbing the Bean Stalk. (facing p. 15)
- Jack gets the Golden Hen away from the Giant. (facing p. 19)
- Jack and the Fairy Harp, escaping from the Giant.(facing p. 24)
- The Fairies tie the Giant up in the Bean Stalk. (facing p. 26)
- Jack brings the Giant prisoner to King Alfred. (facing p. 30)
- Cinderella in the Chimney-Corner.
- Cinderella scouring the Pots and Kettles. (facing p. 8)
- Cinderella helping her Sisters to Dress for the Royal Ball. (facing p. 8)
- The Pumpkin, and the Rat, and the Mice, and the Lizards . . .. (facing p. 13)
- The Fairy changing Cinderella's Kitchen dress into a beautiful Ball dress!!! (facing p. 13)
- The Prince, picking up Cinderella's Glass Slipper. (facing p. 19)
- Cinderella, leaving the Royal Palace after the Clock had Struck Twelve! (facing p. 19)
- The Heralds proclaiming the Prince's wish, that all the Single Ladies shoiuld try on the Glass Slipper! (facing p. 20)
- Cinderella having fitted on the Glass Slipper produces its Fellow. (facing p. 20)
- The Marriage of Cinderella to The Prince. (facing p. 26)
Puss in Boots (1864)
- Tom Puss, consoling his Master, and asking for a Pair of Boots & a suit of Clothes. (facing p. 2)
- Tom Puss, catching a Rabbit..in the Rabbit Warren. (facing p. 8)
- Tom Puss presenting a Rabbit to the King..on the Royal Podium. (facing p. 8)
- Tom Puss telling the King that his Master .. the Marquiss of Carabas, is in the River. (facing p. 12)
- Tom Puss, after his Master is dressed, introduces him to the King as the Marquess of Cambio. (facing p. 12)
- Tom Puss commands the Reapers to tell the King that All the fields belong to the Most Noble, the Marquess of Cambio. (facing p. 14)
- The Orgre's transformations: Three scenes. (facing p. 16)
- The Ogre turns himself into an Elephant...Tom pretends to be frightened. (facing p. 16)
- The Ogre turns himself into a Lion! Tom Puss is still more frightened & asks the Ogre to turn into a Mouse. (facing p. 16)
- The Ogre turns himself into a Mouse .. Tom Puss springs upon him and kills him!
- Tom Puss receiving the King .. the Princess & his Master at the Castle. (facing p. 22)
- The Wedding Feast, and Tom Puss making a Speech!)
- Blue cover with decorated spine for George Cruikshank's Fairy Library
- George Cruikshank applies his tongs to the nose of Brooks the publisher
George Cruikshank's The Bottle (1847)
- The Bottle is brought out for the first time: The husband induces his wife "Just to take a drop."
- He Is Discharged from His Employment for Drunkenness: They Pawn Their Clothes to Supply the Bottle.
- An Execution Sweeps Off the Greater Part of Their Furniture: They Comfort Themselves with the Bottle.
- Unable to Obtain Employment, They Are Driven by Poverty into the Streets to Beg, and by This Means They Still Supply the Bottle.
- Cold, Misery, and Want, Destroy Their Youngest Child: They Console Themselves with the Bottle.
- Fearful Quarrels, and Brutal Violence, Are the Natural Consequences of the Frequent Use of the Bottle.
- The husband, in a State of Furious Drunkenness, Kills His Wife with the Instrument of All Their Misery.
- The Bottle Has Done Its Work — It Has Destroyed the Infant and the Mother, It Has Brought the Son and the Daughter to Vice and to the Streets, and Has Left the Father a Hopeless Maniac.
George Cruikshank's The Drunkard's Children (1848)
- Neglected by Their Parents, . . .They Are Led to the Gin Shop. . .
- Between the Fine Flaring Gin Palace and the Low Dirty Beer Shop, the Boy Thief Squanders and Gambles Away His Ill-Gotten Gains
- From the Gin Shop to the Dancing Rooms, . . . the Poor Girl is Driven on . . . .
- Urged on by His Ruffian Companions, . . . He Commits a Desperate Robbery.
- From the Bar of the Gin Shop to the Bar of the Old Bailey It Is But One Step
- The Drunkard's Son is Sentenced to Transportation for Life. . . .
- Early Dissipation Has Destroyed the Neglected Boy. . . .
- . . . the Poor Girl, Homeless, Friendless and Deserted, Destitute, and Gin-mad Commits Self Murder
- Dick Turpin's Ride to York (Ainsworth's Rookwood, 1846)
- Sheppard visits his Mother in Bedlam (Ainsworth's Jack Sheppard, 1839)
- Unwelcome Intruders from Moore's Annals of Gallantry, 1814
- King George IV, 1820
- King George IV as the Prince of Wales from William Hone, The Queen's Matrimonial Ladder, 1820
- The Elves and the Shoe-maker from German Popular Stories (1823)
- Illustration on Half-title-page from German Popular Stories (1823)
- The King of the Golden Mountain from German Popular Stories (1823)
- Rumpel-Stilts-Kin from German Popular Stories (1823)
- Title-page Vignette from German Popular Stories (1823)
- I perceived him loosening my shadow from Chamisso's Peter Schlemihl, 1866 edition
- Tom Twigger in the Kitchen of Mudfog Hall from Dickens's Mudfog Papers, Pt 1
- Automaton Police Officer and the Real Offenders from Dickens's Mudfog Papers, "Second Report"
- Tell Tale from Scraps and Sketches
- The Ragged School in West Street (1845)
- Social ornithology (1845)
- Social zoology (1845)
- The King's drum shall never be beaten for Rebels from Maxwell's History of the Irish Rebellion, 1798 (1845)
- Rebels destroying a house and furniture from Maxwell's History of the Irish Rebellion, 1798 (1845)
- The Reverend McGhee's house successfully defended against the Rebels from Maxwell's History of the Irish Rebellion, 1798 (1845)
- The Murder of Lord Kilwarden from Maxwell's History of the Irish Rebellion, 1798 (1845)
- Eliza Crosses the Ohio on the Floating Ice from Stowe's Uncle Tom's Cabin (1852)
- Eva's Last Gifts from Stowe's Uncle Tom's Cabin (1852)
- Topsy with Miss Ophelia's Wardrobe from Stowe's Uncle Tom's Cabin (1852)
- 1851, or, The Adventures of Mr. and Mrs. Sandboys (1851)
- George Cruikshank and William Hone's satirical Bank Restriction Note (1820)
- Our Library Table from Ainsworth's Magazine (1842)
- The Cat Did It from The Greatest Plague of Life (1847)
- "It's my cousin, ma'am." from The Greatest Plague of Life (1847)
- The unexpected Visit of the fine Ladies from Goldsmith's The Vicar of Wakefield (1832)
- The Gross of Green Spectacles from The Vicar of Wakefield (1832)
- Obadiah leading in Dr. Slop from Tristram Shandy (1832)
- My Uncle Toby on his hobby-horse from Tristram Shandy (1832)
- The Long-nosed Stranger at Strasburg from Tristram Shandy (1832)
- The Alarm of Crowe & Fillet at the appearance of Sir Launcelot from Launcelot Greaves (1832)
- Dawdles' Victory over Capt. Crowe from Launcelot Greaves (1832)
- Parson Adams and the Hog's Puddings from Joseph Andrews (1832)
- Adams's Visit to Parson Trulliber from Joseph Andrews (1832)
- The Ambassador from Joseph Andrews (1832)
- Beau Diddapper from Joseph Andrews (1832)
Ainsworth, William Harrison. Jack Sheppard. A Romance. With 28 illustrations by George Cruikshank. In three volumes. London: Richard Bentley, 1839.
Ainsworth, William Harrison. Rookwood, A Romance. With 12 illustrations by George Cruikshank. London: William Bentley and John Macrone, 1836. Rpt. 1882.
Ainsworth, William Harrison. The Tower of London. Illustrated by George Cruikshank. London: Richard Bentley, 1840.
Ainsworth, William Harrison. Windsor Castle. An Historical Romance. Illustrated by George Cruikshank and Tony Johannot. With designs on wood by W. Alfred Delamotte. London: Routledge, 1880. Based on the Henry Colburn edition of 1844.
Ainsworth, William Harrison. Windsor Castle. An Historical Romance. Illustrated by George Cruikshank and Tony Johannot. With designs on wood by W. Alfred Delamotte. London: Methuen, 1903. Based on the Henry Colburn edition of 1844.
Bentley, Nicholas, Michael Slater, and Nina Burgis. The Dickens Index. Oxford: Oxford U. P., 1990.
Cohen, Jane Rabb. Part One, "Dickens and His Early Illustrators: 1. George Cruikshank. Charles Dickens and His Original Illustrators. Columbus: Ohio University Press, 1980. Pp. 15-38.
Cruikshank, George. George Cruikshank's Fairy Library: "Hop-O'-My-Thumb," "Jack and the Bean-Stalk," "Cinderella," "Puss in Boots". London: George Bell, 1865.
Davis, Paul. Charles Dickens A to Z. The Essential Reference to His Life and Work. New York: Checkmark and Facts On File, 1998.
Defoe,Daniel.The Life and Surprising Adventures of Robinson Crusoe, of York, Mariner, with introductory verses by Bernard Barton, and illustrated with numerous engravings from drawings by George Cruikshank expressly designed for this edition. 2 vols. London: Printed at the Shakespeare Press, by W. Nichol, for John Major, Fleet Street, 1831.
Defoe, Daniel. The Life and Surprising Adventures of Robinson Crusoe of York, Mariner. (1831). Illustrated by George Cruikshank. Major's Edition. London: Chatto & Windus, 1890.
Dickens, Charles. The Adventures of Oliver Twist; or, The Parish Boy's Progress. With 24 illustrations by George Cruikshank. London: Chapman and Hall, 1846.
Dickens, Charles. "Full Report of the Second Meeting of the Mudfog Association." Bentley's Miscellany, No. 21. London: Richard Bentley, September 1838.
Dickens, Charles. "The Mudfog and Other Sketches." Sketches by Boz Illustrative of Every-day Life and Every-Day People. Ed. Thea Holme. The Oxford Illustrated Dickens. Oxford: Oxford U. P., 1957; rpt., 1987.
Dickens, Charles. "Public Life of Mr. Tulrumble, Once Mayor of Mudfog." Bentley's Miscellany. London: Richard Bentley, January 1837.
Dickens, Charles. Sketches by Boz. Illustrative of Every-day Life and Every-day People. Illustrated by George Cruikshank. London: Chapman and Hall, 1839, rpt. 1890.
George Cruikshank. Intro. William Feaver. Exhibition catalogue. London: Arts Council, 1974.
Fielding, Henry.The Adventures of Joseph Andrewsand his friend, Parson Abraham Adams.Illustrated by George Cruikshank.London: James Cochrane,1832.
Goldsmith, Oliver. The Vicar of Wakefield: A Tale, Supposed to be written by Himself (1766). Illustrated by George Cruikshank. London: James Cochrane, 1832.
Grimaldi, Joseph, and Charles Dickens. Memoirs of Joseph Grimaldi, Edited By 'Boz'. With ten illustrations by George Cruikshank. London: George Routledge and Sons. The Broadway, Ludgate. New York: 416, Broome Street, 1869.
Johnson, E. D. H. "George Cruikshank: The Collection at Princeton." Princeton University Library Chronicle. 25 (1973): 1-33. [see Patten below]
Kitton, Frederic G. "George Cruikshank." Dickens and His Illustrators. London: Chapman & Hall, 1899. Pp. 1-28.
Kubiak, Richard. George Cruikshank: Printmaker (1792-1878). Exhibition catalogue. Santa Barbara Museum of Art: Santa Barbara, 1978.
McLean, Ruari. George Cruikshank: His Life and Work as a Book Illustrator. English Masters of Black-and-White. London: Art and Technics, 1948.
Maxwell, William Hamilton. History of the Irish Rebellion in 1798; with memoirs of the Union, and Emmett's insurrection in 1803. Illustrated by George Cruikshank and E. P. Lightfoot. London: Baily Brothers, Cornhill, 1845.
Patten, Robert L., ed. George Cruikshank: A Revaluation. Princeton, N.J.: Princeton University Press, 1992. [Originally published 1974 as an issue of Princeton University Library Chronicle.]
Patten, Robert L. George Cruikshank's Life, Times, and Art. 2 vols. New Brunswick, N.J.: Rutgers University Press, 1992-1996.
Smollett, Tobias. The Adventures of Sir Launcelot Greaves. (1760). Illustrated by George Cruikshank. London: James Cochrane, 1832.
Sterne, Laurence. The Life and Opinions of Tristram Shandy, Gentleman (1759). Illustrated by George Cruikshank. London: James Cochrane, 1832.
Vogler, Richard A. Graphic Works of George Cruikshank. Dover Pictorial Archive Series. New York: Dover, 1979.
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