"The Comic Almanack, For 1835: An Ephemeris in Jest and Earnest, containing All Things Fitting for such a Work." Cover.

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Creator

George Cruikshank

Title

"The Comic Almanack, For 1835: An Ephemeris in Jest and Earnest, containing All Things Fitting for such a Work." Cover.

Publisher

Printed for Charles Tilt, Bibliopolist, in Fleet Street. Vizetelly, Brandston and Co., Printers, Fleet Street.

Date

1835

Coverage

London

Description

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

Source: The Comic AlmanackFor 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. 

Relation

From the collection of Josephine Lea Iselin.