"Same Old Game; Old Lady of Threadneedle Street: 'You've got yourselves into a nice mess with your precious speculation! Well - I'll help you out of it - for this once!'," Study for Illustration to "Punch"

1890
John Tenniel (English, 1820–1914)


Dimensions

Sheet: 27.8 x 19.1 cm (10 15/16 x 7 1/2 in.)

Accession Number

55.3296

Medium or Technique

Graphite pencil on paper

Not On View

Collections

Europe, Prints and Drawings

Classifications

Drawings

Veiled old lady with £ skirt taking document from drawer

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