"Cremated; Nephew: 'Hope you haven't been in.' Uncle: 'All right my boy, 'been reading the paper and had a pinch - by - this is queer flavoured snuff in this jar of yours-' Nephew: 'Snuff! Good gracious, you've been- that's not snuff jar- they are...

Charles Samuel Keene (English, 1823–1891)


Dimensions

Sheet: 18.1 x 11 cm (7 1/8 x 4 5/16 in.)

Accession Number

55.2576

Medium or Technique

Pen and brown ink and graphite pencil on paper

Not On View

Collections

Europe, Prints and Drawings

Classifications

Drawings

…ashes of my Landlord’s first wife’ ”

Inscription

Caption in brown ink on sheet

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