Title: Life in London, or, The day and night scenes of Jerry Hawthorn, Esq. and Corinthian Tom, accompanied by Bob Logic, the Oxonian, in their rambles and sprees through the metropolis / by Pierce Egan, page opposite 340.

Creator: Egan, Pierce, 1772-1849.

Date: 1821

Bibliographic Citation: Egan, Pierce, 1772-1849. Life in London, or, The day and night scenes of Jerry Hawthorn, Esq. and Corinthian Tom, accompanied by Bob Logic, the Oxonian, in their rambles and sprees through the metropolis / by Pierce Egan ; embellished with thirty-six scenes from real life, designed and etched by I.R. & G. Cruikshank, and enriched also with numerous designs on wood by the same artists. London : Printed by C. Baynes … for G. Virtue, [1821?]

Notes: In this original version of Egan’s Life in London, which was heavily plagiarized, protagonists Jerry Hawthorn and Corinthian Tom take in the spectacle of the exhibition at Somerset House. Printed catalogues assist patrons eager to know what the paintings on display are about, and allow some to show off their artistic knowledge.

Language: English

Subject: London (England) — Social life and customs — 19th century — Humor.

Publisher: Rare Books and Special Collections, McGill University

is Part Of Exhibition: Print in the Media Ecology

Exhibition Theme: The Visual Arts

Call Number: PR4649 E45 L5 1821 Rare Books/Special Collections

Image Identifier: 025_PR4649_E454_L5_1821_cruikshank_life_in_london-pageopposite340