A Pickpocket in Custody

George Cruikshank

1839

Etching on copper

11.3 x 9.1 cm vignetted

"A Pickpocket in Custody," for Chapter 6, "The Hospital Patient" in "Characters," by Charles Dickens in Sketches by Boz, originally published in The Carlton Chronicle on 6 August 1836, and illustrated by Cruikshank for the 1839 Chapman and Hall anthology.

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