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Mrs. Common Councilman, "Why should ye be meddlin'..."

George Du Maurier (English (born in France), 1834–1896)


Dimensions

Image: 14.6 x 22.9 cm (5 3/4 x 9 in.) Sheet: 25.1 x 35.4 cm (9 7/8 x 13 15/16 in.)

Accession Number

62.856

Medium or Technique

Pen and india ink on paper

Not On View

Collections

Europe, Prints and Drawings

Classifications

Drawings

Inscription

Below in ink: title with what ye don't understand, Mike? I here,/ if it hadn't been for your dirty politics, i might be lookin' forward to takin the flure with his/ Royal (?), and ye might have been made a Barnet, and i should have been my lady!; on right in graphite: April 4/ 1885; in ink: Morning Post/ (?) Irishman/ Home Rule

Provenance

P & D Colnaghi, London; from whom purchased September 19, 1962 with Edwin E. Jack Fund

Credit Line

Edwin E. Jack Fund