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"The Mother of Invention. Mrs. Fred doesn't care how long she sits for her 'dear Fred' so long as her 'Darling Freddy' is in some safe place where he can't get into mischief," Illustration to "Punch"

Inscription

DM lower left.

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

1866

Dimensions

Block: 11.4 x 17.3 cm (4 1/2 x 6 13/16 in.); Sheet: 16.1 x 22.4 cm (6 5/16 x 8 13/16 in.)

Accession Number

55.1725

Medium or Technique

Wood engraving; proof

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