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


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.

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The Worship of Wealth, from Vol. 1. of My Sketch Book
1834, London
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George Cruikshank
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