This George Cruikshank–illustrated accordion book is the most enjoyable toothache you’ll ever have.
Related: George’s dad, Isaac Cruikshank, was also quite the caricaturist/satirist. The elder C-shank is included in “Funny Business: Humor in British Drawings from Hogarth to Rowlandson,” on view through Nov. 30 in the Huntington Art Gallery. Read more in “A Decidedly British Approach to Humor” on VERSO.
GIF and photos: Various views of The tooth-ache, imagined by Horace Mayhew and realized by George Cruikshank, 1849, accordion folded sheet with hand colored illustrations, unfolds to 226 x 13 cm. The Huntington Library, Art Collections, and Botanical Gardens.