"The Comic Almanack, For 1835: An Ephemeris in Jest and Earnest, containing All Things Fitting for such a Work." Cover.
Printed for Charles Tilt, Bibliopolist, in Fleet Street. Vizetelly, Brandston and Co., Printers, Fleet Street.
The Comic Almanack, each with 12 of his witty drawings of London by month, was the perfect foil for Cruikshank’s talents. Enormously successful, it provided Cruikshank with his primary, if modest, regular income for many years.
Source: The Comic Almanack, For 1835: An Ephemeris in Jest and Earnest, containing All Things Fitting for such a Work. By Rigdum Funnidos, Gent. [Thackeray, Albert Smith, Gilbert a Beckett, the Brothers Mayhew.] Adorned with a Dozen of “Righte Merrie” Cuts, Pertaining to the Months, Sketched and Etched By George Cruikshank.
From the collection of Josephine Lea Iselin.