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"Zoology; Railway Porter (to Old Lady travelling with a menagerie of pets): 'Station Mater say, Mum, as cats is "dogs" and rabbits is "dogs," and so's parrots; but this ere "tortis" is a insect, so there ain't no charge for it.'"

Inscription

l.l.: "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

1869

Dimensions

Block: 11.3 x 17.3 cm (4 7/16 x 6 13/16 in.); Sheet: 22.7 x 29.2 cm (8 15/16 x 11 1/2 in.)

Accession Number

55.2564

Medium or Technique

Wood engraving; proof

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