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    Sale 5955

    British Mezzotints & Printed Hankerchiefs, Part II, from the collection of the Honourable Christopher Lennox-Boyd

    25 February 2009, London, South Kensington

  • Lot 1329

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    madder on cotton, showing various misunderstandings, including a country bumpkin with a recruiting officer telling him to 'Charge with Bayonet!' to which he replies 'But mayhap I may do sumbody a hurt and that you knows would be carring the Joke to far' and another with a lady and her maid 'This soup is quite cold I desire you will go and heat it directly'.. 'Thank you kindly Ma'am. I'm hungry I assure you I have worked very hard all the morning'
    24in. x 21in. (58cm. x 50cm.)


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