Title-page for Merry Pictures by Comic Hands

Title-page for “Merry Pictures by the Comic Hands of H. K. Browne, Crowquill, etc.”. Alfred Crowquill. Wood engraving by the Dalziels. 9 ½ x 14½ inches. This title-page is a good example of Crowquill’s talent for the bizarre, combining dislocations of scale with strange juxtapositions. Click on image to enlarge it.

Scanned image and text by Simon Cooke. [You may use this image without prior permission for any scholarly or educational purpose as long as you (1) credit the person who scanned the image and (2) link your document to this URL in a web document or cite the Victorian Web in a print one.]


Merry Pictures from the Comic Hands of H.K. Browne, Crowquill, Doyle, Leech, Meadows, Hine and Others . London: W. Kent [late D. Bogue], n.d. [1857].

Created 6 June 2017