"The Sermon Question" Curate: (musical) "But why do you object to having a hymn during the Collection?" "Rector: (practical) "Well, you see, I preach a good sermon, which I calculate should move the people to an average of half - a - crown each; but...

Charles Samuel Keene (English, 1823–1891)


Accession Number

55.2458

Medium or Technique

Wood engraving; burnished Indian proof

Not On View

Collections

Europe, Prints and Drawings

Classifications

Prints

I find, during a long hymn, they seem to cool down, and it barely brings a shiling a head!” Illustration to “Punch” 1888 volume 94, p.202

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