The Vault

George Cruikshank


Etching on copper

11 x 8.7 cm, vignetted

Second 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.

“Let me know, therefore, fully the intent
Of this thy dismal preparation —
This talk fit for a charnel.” — Webster.

Scanned image and text by Philip V. Allingham.

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