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"Catechism Under Difficulties; Free Kirk Elder (preparatory to presenting a tract): 'My Friend, do you know the chief end of man?' Piper (innocently): 'Na, I dinna mind the chime! Can ye no whustle it!!'"

1872
Charles Samuel Keene (English, 1823–1891), Cut by Joseph Swain (English, 1820–1909)


Dimensions

Block: 11.5 x 9.6 cm (4 1/2 x 3 3/4 in.); Sheet: 22.3 x 16.8 cm (8 3/4 x 6 5/8 in.)

Accession Number

55.2536

Medium or Technique

Wood engraving; India proof

Not On View

Collections

Europe, Prints and Drawings

Classifications

Prints

Inscription

l.r.: "CK"

Signed

Signed

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