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"Rallying; Doctor (sotto voce to his Colleague): 'We must reduce the fever and abate the thirst!' Patient (who had overheard): 'If you'll redouce the fever, Gen'lemen - I'll uld'take - to abate the thirst myself!'"

1882
Charles Samuel Keene (English, 1823–1891), Cut by Joseph Swain (English, 1820–1909)


Dimensions

Block: 11.2 x 17.4 cm (4 7/16 x 6 7/8 in.); Sheet: 19.3 x 27 cm (7 5/8 x 10 5/8 in.)

Accession Number

55.2572

Medium or Technique

Wood engraving; India proof

Not On View

Collections

Europe, Prints and Drawings

Classifications

Prints

Inscription

l.r.: "CK"; margins: artist's notes to engraver and signed "CK" in graphite pencil

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