Cruikshank, George (1792-1878). English. Medium: engraving. Date: 1819. Illustration to the poem 'The Clerical Magistrate' by William Hone (1780-1842). Satirical representation of clerical magistrates and in particular of Charles Wikstead Ethelston (fl.1820) who read the riot act to his Manchester parishoners, as well as published controversial pamphlets. Provenance: Private Collection.