C1845

Splendid Jem, once a dashing hero in the Metropolis, recognised by Tom amongst the Convicts, in the dock yard of Chatham.

Artist:

Isaac Robert Cruikshank (1789 - 1856)

Jem, the former &#8220young man about town&#8217, is recognised in a chained gang of convicts. From Egan&#8217s Portrayal of Regency London in Life in London, this relates to the accounts of a fashionable young man (Tom), his country cousin (Jerry), … Read Full Description

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Full Title:

Splendid Jem, once a dashing hero in the Metropolis, recognised by Tom amongst the Convicts, in the dock yard of Chatham.

Date:

C1845

Artist:

Isaac Robert Cruikshank (1789 - 1856)

Condition:

In good condition.

Technique:

Copper engraving with original hand colouring.

Image Size: 

83mm 
x 105mm
AUTHENTICITY
Splendid Jem, once a dashing hero in the Metropolis, recognised by Tom amongst the Convicts, in the dock yard of Chatham. - Antique Print from 1845

Genuine antique
dated:

1845

Description:

Jem, the former &#8220young man about town&#8217, is recognised in a chained gang of convicts. From Egan&#8217s Portrayal of Regency London in Life in London, this relates to the accounts of a fashionable young man (Tom), his country cousin (Jerry), and their friend Logic, an Oxford student. Chatham Dockyards was major ship building centre and the site of many prison hulks (unseaworthy ships converted to prisons) and the departure point for many convicts transported to Australia.

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