"The Normal Diapason!; First Citizen (returning from Dinner Party): 'Hullo, Grounderby, 's that you? Good gracious are you mad?' Second Citizen (huskily): 'All right, old fellow! 'Fact is I've got to sing "Qui Sdegno" at our concert and you know with...

1870
Charles Samuel Keene (English, 1823–1891), Cut by Joseph Swain (English, 1820–1909)


Dimensions

Block: 11.2 x 17.9 cm (4 7/16 x 7 1/16 in.); Sheet: 23.2 x 32.3 cm (9 1/8 x 12 11/16 in.)

Accession Number

55.2545

Medium or Technique

Wood engraving; proof

Not On View

Collections

Europe, Prints and Drawings

Classifications

Prints

…the present high pitch my low D is totally inaffective unless I’ve a slight cold.’”

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