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"Education; Squire: 'Hobson, they tell me you've taken your boy away from the National School. What's that for?' Villager: ''Cause the Master ain't fit to teach 'im!' Squire: 'O, I've heard he's a very good master.' Villager: 'Well, all I knows is, he...

1872
Charles Samuel Keene (English, 1823–1891), Cut by Joseph Swain (English, 1820–1909)


Dimensions

Block: 11.4 x 17.2 cm (4 1/2 x 6 3/4 in.); Sheet: 16.9 x 23 cm (6 5/8 x 9 1/16 in.)

Accession Number

55.2533

Medium or Technique

Wood engraving; proof

Not On View

Collections

Europe, Prints and Drawings

Classifications

Prints

…wanted to teach my boy to spell “Taters” with a “P!”’

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