“Philoprogenitiveness.”

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Creator

George Cruikshank

Title

“Philoprogenitiveness.”

Publisher

Published by George Cruikshank, Myddelton Terrace, Pentonville; and Sold by J. Robins and Co., Ivy Lane, Paternoster Row; S. Knights, Sweeting’s Alley, Royal Exchange; and G. Humphrey, 24 St. James Street.

Date

MDCCCXXVI

Coverage

London

Subject

Six hand-colored and numbered plates, each with inscription "Designed, Etched and Published by George Cruikshank - August 1st 1826."

Description

Father, mother and grandmother with the couple’s 16 children, all of whom have dad’s and their paternal grandma’s nose.

Source

Source: Phrenological Illustrations, Or an Artist’s View of the Craniological System of Doctors Gall and Spurzheim. By George Cruikshank.

Relation

From the collection of Josephine Lea Iselin.