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Inscription

lower left in plate: Cruikshank fec.; lower center in plate: Very unpleasant weather, or the old saying verified "Raining cats, dogs, & pitchforks"!!!; lower right in plate: Pubd April 27 1820 by G. Humphrey / 27 St James's Street London

Provenance

(Andrew Edmunds, London); purchased 2013 by NGA.

Bibliography
1924
Cohn, Albert M. George Cruikshank; a catalogue raisonné of the work executed during the years 1806-1877. London, 1924: no. 2074