The Hornsey Gate
Etching on copper
10.3 x 8 cm vignetted
Eighth illustration for Rookwood: A Romance.
Fourth Edition, complete in one volume, with illustrations by George Cruikshank. London: William Macrone and Richard Bentley, New Burlington Street, 1836.
“Stop thief! stop thief! a highwayman! Not one of them was mute; And all and each that passed that way Did join in the pursuit.” John Gilpin.
Scanned image and text by Philip V. Allingham.
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