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"Lapsus Linguae; Parson (who is an enthusiastic amateur photographer, his mind wandering during the service): 'And now fix your eyes on that mark on the wall, and look pleasant!'"

1888
Charles Samuel Keene (English, 1823–1891), Cut by Joseph Swain (English, 1820–1909)


Dimensions

Block: 11.5 x 16.6 cm (4 1/2 x 6 9/16 in.); Sheet: 21.7 x 27.8 cm (8 9/16 x 10 15/16 in.)

Accession Number

55.2563

Medium or Technique

Wood engraving; proof

Not On View

Collections

Europe, Prints and Drawings

Classifications

Prints

Inscription

l.l.: "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