"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)
Medium or Technique
Wood engraving; burnished Indian proof
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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
"CK, lower right"
Harold Hartley, England (1851-1943): to Sir Harold Hartley, London, England (1878-1972); from whom purchased by MFA April 14,1955.
John H. and Ernestine A. Payne Fund