A collection of 20 proof states of the 27 prints after George Cruickshank used as illustrations for The Universal songster; or, Museum of mirth. Most are signed with Marshall’s initials ‘JRM’, with two signed ‘J.R. Marshall’ and most identify the artist as ‘G.C.’ (i.e. George Cruikshank) or G. Cruikshank’. One print based on William Hogarth’s “O the roast beef of Old England, &c.” includes the attribution “From Hogarth by G.C.”
- Author: Marshall, J. R., active 1820-1840, printmaker.
- Title: [Illustrations for The Universal songster]
- Publication: [London] : [publisher not identified], 
75 C889 825
Acquired November 2019