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 (kro͝ok′shăngk′), George 1792-1878.
British caricaturist and illustrator of the works of Charles Dickens and other novelists.
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(Biography) George. 1792–1878, English illustrator and caricaturist
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George, 1792–1878, English illustrator, caricaturist, and painter.
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They are worthy to rank with Cruikshank's illustrations of Jack Sheppard and The Tower of London, as mementoes of the little old smokeless London before the century of Johnson, though that, too, as Dr.
There was Gill o' the Red Cap, the Sheriff's own head archer, and Diccon Cruikshank of Lincoln Town, and Adam o' the Dell, a man of Tamworth, of threescore years and more, yet hale and lusty still, who in his time had shot in the famous match at Woodstock, and had there beaten that renowned archer, Clym o' the Clough.
"Red Cap!" cried some; "Cruikshank!" cried others; "Hey for William o' Leslie!" shouted others yet again; while ladies waved silken scarfs to urge each yeoman to do his best.
These six men were Gilbert o' the Red Cap, Adam o' the Dell, Diccon Cruikshank, William o' Leslie, Hubert o' Cloud, and Swithin o' Hertford.
Together Tom Hockenhull, Ian has selected nine of his favourite British satirical prints by Gillray and Cruikshank, among others, which will go on display in this British Museum Spotlight Loan.
Matt Cruikshank, a Google Doodle artist since 2012, said the company has been contacted by teachers who have used Doodles as part of school lessons and been the subject of petitions from users asking for specific designs.
The medal winners were:-Gold:-Lennon Hughes - 75m Individual medley, 50m Backstroke, 25m Breaststroke, 50m Freestyle Hayden Kier - 100m Individual medley Tammara Mcllwean - 25m Backstroke Paul Godfrey - 25m Backstroke, 25m Freestyle William Niven - 50m Backstroke, 50m Freestyle Cameron Hunter - 25m Breaststroke, 50m Freestyle Connor Cruikshank - 25m Breaststroke Silver:-Emma Birley - 25m Backstroke, 50m Freestyle Cameron Hunter - 50m Backstroke Lewis Lamont - 50m Backstroke, 50m Breaststroke Ian Anderson - 25m Freestyle Tammara Mcllwean - 25m Freestyle Harriot Davis - 25m Freestyle Connor Cruikshank - 50m Freestyle Bronze:-Connor Cruikshank - 50m Backstroke Hayden Kier - 50m Backstroke, 100m front crawl Kevin Ellwood - 25m Butterfly
Thomas Cruikshank, 23, kicked off at police who stopped to break up a rammy in the town's Glasgow Road.
Andrew Cruikshank, 52, of Holmfirth was taken to Leeds General Infirmary following an altercation at a house in Stone Fold, Honley, round the back of Honley Ambulance Station on Sunday night.
BNY Mellon has appointed David Cruikshank as chairman of its Asia Pacific region, succeeding Stephen Lackey, who will take on the vice chairmanship of the company's Pennsylvania region in addition to a new strategic client management role within the global client management group, the company said.
In June 2014, Douglas Cruikshank and Chelsea Lambie, then 39 and 18, were jailed for the bacon attack on the mosque the previous January.
At about that time, high-school students Dale Cruikshank and Alan Binder were working as summer assistants at Yerkes Observatory in Wisconsin.