The Hornsey Gate

George Cruikshank


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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