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"So wet that the man in the moon went about on Midsummerday in Macintoshes and cordings boots, spearing eels and sneezing"

1884
Linley Sambourne (English, 1844–1910), Author Charles Kingsley (English, 1819–1875), Publisher Macmillan and Company


Dimensions

In Mat: 10.9 x 11.5 cm (4 5/16 x 4 1/2 in.)

Accession Number

55.2903

Medium or Technique

Pen and ink with opaque white watercolor on paper

Not On View

Collections

Europe, Prints and Drawings

Classifications

Drawings

Inscription

"Sambourne 1884" lower left. Title and signature on mat. Partial drawing on back

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