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"The Impending Chinaman; Policeman (who had been whistling down this area all morning): 'Ullo! What are you doing 'ere? Is the Cook in?' Chinaman (blandly): 'Me am Cookey! You might have knocked him down with a feather!,' he said"

1883
Charles Samuel Keene (English, 1823–1891), Cut by Joseph Swain (English, 1820–1909)


Dimensions

Block: 11.5 x 16.8 cm (4 1/2 x 6 5/8 in.); Sheet: 17.1 x 21.8 cm (6 3/4 x 8 9/16 in.)

Accession Number

55.2556

Medium or Technique

Wood engraving; proof

Not On View

Collections

Europe, Prints and Drawings

Classifications

Prints

Inscription

l.r.: "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