"Groundless Alarm," Illustration to "Punch"

about 1861
John Leech (English, 1817–1864)


Dimensions

Block: 11.5 x 17.4 cm (4 1/2 x 6 7/8 in.); Sheet: 12.5 x 18.5 cm (4 15/16 x 7 5/16 in.)

Accession Number

55.2700

Medium or Technique

Wood engraving; proof

Not On View

Collections

Europe, Prints and Drawings

Classifications

Prints

Two women on horseback in city. “Change de monnaies” sign in background.

Inscription

l.l.: "JL"

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