SCRAPS No. 1. 1849. NEW SERIES.

Johnston, David Claypoole.

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Boston: D. C. Johnston, 1849. Four etched plates, each with protective tissue wrapper. 11 x 13 3/4 inches. Pictorial yellow wrappers; spine chipped, rear cover loose, a few foxing spots. (Item ID: 3169)


First edition. The 35 pictures on the four plates lampoon women, art dealers, the California Gold Rush and other local topics. Johnston "achieved a reputation for his comic sketches, modeled after the English caricaturist George Cruikshank, but pointedly satiric on American themes and excellently drawn." - DAB


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