"Number One" Bridegroom (on their way to Paris): "You're sure you're quite warm and comfortable love?" Bride: "Oh yes, dear - quite." Bridegroom: "I don't like to see you sitting with your back to the esquire, darling. You don't feel any draught?"...

Charles Samuel Keene (English, 1823–1891)


Accession Number

55.2460

Medium or Technique

Wood engraving; burnished India proof

Not On View

Collections

Europe, Prints and Drawings

Classifications

Prints

Bride: “Oh, not the slightest!” Bridegroom: (who does!) “Then sweetest, would you mind changing places - !!” Illustration to “Punch” volume 94, p.70

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