"Conclusive!" Volunteer Colonel (swell Brewer): "I'm afraid, Mr. Jenkins, you had been indulging in potations that were too strong for you!" [Private J. was being "called over the coals" for insubordination at the inspection] Private Jenkins (who...

Charles Samuel Keene (English, 1823–1891)


Accession Number

55.2476

Medium or Technique

Wood engraving; India proof

Not On View

Collections

Europe, Prints and Drawings

Classifications

Prints

is still wearing his bayonet on the wrong side): “Oh, I couldn’t have been drunk, Sir, for I never had no more than one pint o’ your ale all the blessed day!” Illustration to “Punch” 1883 Volume 85, p.203

Inscription

"CK, lower right"

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