Title: Bank Restriction Note: Specimen of a Bank Note--not to be Imitated

Artist: George Cruikshank

Description: Engraving on Bank-post paper. 13 x 21 cm.

Date: 1819

Citations: Cohn 45. George 13198

Commentary:  Parody of a bank note, with designs related to hangings for passers of forged money.  It was a successful anti-death penalty statement.