The Worship of Wealth, from My Sketch Book by George Cruikshank

Description

The great caricaturist George Cruikshank here attacks the British public’s growing appetite for money, wealth and materialism. Riding in the ornate carriage is a grotesque effigy made from stuffed money bags; around it crowds of people bow down in deference, as they would before royalty or God.

Full title:
The Worship of Wealth, from Vol. 1. of My Sketch Book
Published:
1834, London
Format:
Book / Print / Image
Creator:
George Cruikshank
Usage terms
Public Domain
Held by
British Library
Shelfmark:
C.59.d.5.

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