"Bright and His Emminence / Extremes Meet / A Friend in Need is a Friend Indeed," Illustration to "Punch"

about 1851
John Leech (English, 1817–1864)


Dimensions

Sheet: 15.5 x 12 cm (6 1/8 x 4 3/4 in.)

Accession Number

55.2771

Medium or Technique

Graphite pencil on paper

Not On View

Collections

Europe, Prints and Drawings

Classifications

Drawings

Men embracing enthusiastically

Inscription

lower margin: title in graphite pencil

Provenance

Harold Hartley, England (1851-1943): to Sir Harold Hartley, London, England (1878-1972); from whom purchased by MFA April 14,1955.

Credit Line

John H. and Ernestine A. Payne Fund