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FUNERAL OF GEORGE CRUIKSHANK. On Saturday afternoon, both at the residence of this eminent caricaturist and at the Kensal Green Cemetery, there were present very large crowds of persona desirous of witnessing the funeral obsequies of the late Mr. George Oruikshank. The remains of the deceased were in a leaden shell, enclosed in a polished oak coffin, with brass handles and fittings, and having a brass plate, in the shape of a shield, j upon which was the following inscription George Cruikshank, artist, born 27th September, 1792, died 1st February, 1878, aged 85." The funeral cortege consisted o £ an open car (the same which was used on the occasion of the funeral of Douglas Jerrold), drawn by four horses, and seven pair-horse mourning coaches, following which were about twenty private carriages, occupied by the personal friends of the deceased. Upon the coffin was a violet pall, and the bearers were Lord Houghton, General M'Murdo, Mr. George Augustus Sala, Mr. Charles Landseer, B.A., Mr. Samuel Carter Hali, and Mr. B. S. Ellis, the chairman of the Mid- land Railway Company. The mourning coaches; were occupied as follows The first by Mrs. Cruikshank, Dr. George Hazell, Mr. Percy Cruik- shank, and Mrs. George Oruikshank-Pulford the second by Lord Houghton, General M'Murdo, Mr. Landseer, B.A., and Mr. Ellis the third by Mr. G. A. Sala, Mr. Hall, Mr. George Oruikshank Gibbs, and Mr. E. Duncan the fourth by Dr. Parratt, Mr. F. W. Cousens, Mr. George Bell, Mr. George Wallace the fifth by Mr. S. Phillips Day, Mr. Charles Kent, Mr. Percy Cruikshank, jun., and'Mr. J. 0. Rogers the sixth by Mr. Octavian Blewett, Mr. Willian Field, Mr. George William Reed, and Mr.George H. Haydon; and the seventh by John Adams Acton, Mr. C. J. Pocock, Mr. E. N. Hogarth, and Mr. W. Stanley. At the cemetery, in anticipation of a large gatheiing, a barrier had been erected to keep the crowd at a re- spectful distance, and for the accommodation of mourners a platform draped in black was provideel. A contingent of the police force were in attendance, as was also the case in Hampstead road to preserve order. Th3 coffin was received at the cemetery by the Rev. Charles Stuart, the chaplain, and the Burial Service, was read by him. The remains were de- posited in a newly-made grave near the tomb of deceased's friend Thackeray, and also that of Mdlle. Tietjens. T

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