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Robert L. Patten
Rice University (Houston, TX 77005-1827)

Two Books on George Cruikshank: His Life, Art and Times

To work on two books concerning George Cruikshank (1792-1878), the artist whose work in so many ways epitomizes his age that his drawings magazines, and pamphlets find their way into nineteenth-century British culture at every level. The works will deal with the artist, with the evolution of popular iconography and of a popular press, and with the related social history of the period.

Project fields:
Art History and Criticism

Fellowships for University Teachers

Research Programs

Total amounts:
$20,000 (approved)
$20,000 (awarded)

Grant period:
7/1/1977 – 6/30/1978