Cartoons : CHARLES KEENE (1823-1891)

A MISCONCEPTION 
PASSENGER: 	'AND WHOSE HOUSE IS THAT ON THE TOP OF THE HILL THERE?'
DRIVER OF THE 'RED LION' BUS:  'O, THAT'S MR UMBERBROWN'S, SIR. HE'S WHAT THEY CALL A R.A.'
PASSENGER (AMATEUR ARTIST):  'O, INDEED! AH! A MAGNIFICENT PAINTER! 
		YOU MUS by CHARLES KEENE

A MISCONCEPTION PASSENGER: 'AND WHOSE HOUSE IS THAT ON THE TOP OF THE HILL THERE?' DRIVER OF THE 'RED LION' BUS: 'O, THAT'S MR UMBERBROWN'S, SIR. HE'S WHAT THEY CALL A R.A.' PASSENGER (AMATEUR ARTIST): 'O, INDEED! AH! A MAGNIFICENT PAINTER! YOU MUS

'HEAR! HEAR!'
EX-MP ('CHUCKED' IN THE LAST ELECTION) 'I WORKED 'ARD FOR THE BOROUGH ALL THE SESSION IN THE 'OUSE   SO I WASN'T WHATCH'ERMAYCALL MERELY A ORNAMENTAL MEMBER!' by CHARLES KEENE

'HEAR! HEAR!' EX-MP ('CHUCKED' IN THE LAST ELECTION) 'I WORKED 'ARD FOR THE BOROUGH ALL THE SESSION IN THE 'OUSE SO I WASN'T WHATCH'ERMAYCALL MERELY A ORNAMENTAL MEMBER!'

A PROTEST
STEWARD (FOR THE THIRD OR FOURTH TIME). 'BAS'N, SIR? BAS'N, MISS?'
AMERICAN PASSENGER. 'I SAY, STEE-U-ARD, IF YOU KEEP TEMPTING US WITH THOSE LITTLE DISHES, WE SHAN'T BE ABLE TO RE-SIST   WHAT  !' by CHARLES KEENE

A PROTEST STEWARD (FOR THE THIRD OR FOURTH TIME). 'BAS'N, SIR? BAS'N, MISS?' AMERICAN PASSENGER. 'I SAY, STEE-U-ARD, IF YOU KEEP TEMPTING US WITH THOSE LITTLE DISHES, WE SHAN'T BE ABLE TO RE-SIST  WHAT !'

A GOOD LISTENER
REVD GENTN: 'WELL TIM, DID YOU LEAVE THE LETTER AT THE SQUIRE'S?'
TIM: 'I DID, YOUR RIV'RENCE, I B'LIEVE THEY'RE HAVIN' DINNER COMPANY TODAY  '
REVD GENTN (ANGRILY): 'WHAT BUSINESS HAD YOU TO BE LISTENING ABOUT. HOW OFTEN I'VE TOLD YOU  '
 by CHARLES KEENE

A GOOD LISTENER REVD GENTN: 'WELL TIM, DID YOU LEAVE THE LETTER AT THE SQUIRE'S?' TIM: 'I DID, YOUR RIV'RENCE, I B'LIEVE THEY'RE HAVIN' DINNER COMPANY TODAY ' REVD GENTN (ANGRILY): 'WHAT BUSINESS HAD YOU TO BE LISTENING ABOUT. HOW OFTEN I'VE TOLD YOU '

COUNSEL'S OPINION
JUDGE (TESTILY, TO PERSISTENT JUNIOR): SIR IF YOU DON'T KNOW HOW TO BEHAVE AS A GENTLEMAN IN COURT, I CAN'T TEACH YOU!'
JUNIOR (POINTEDLY): QUITE SO, MY LUD, QUITE SO! [PROCEEDS] by CHARLES KEENE

COUNSEL'S OPINION JUDGE (TESTILY, TO PERSISTENT JUNIOR): SIR IF YOU DON'T KNOW HOW TO BEHAVE AS A GENTLEMAN IN COURT, I CAN'T TEACH YOU!' JUNIOR (POINTEDLY): QUITE SO, MY LUD, QUITE SO! [PROCEEDS]

SELF PORTRAIT by CHARLES KEENE

SELF PORTRAIT

THE LADIES' TEA ROOMS by CHARLES KEENE

THE LADIES' TEA ROOMS

OFFICERS' GRIEVANCES
LIEUTENANT DE BOGEYNS (OF THE ELEVENTY HALF-DOZENTH NB BOUNCIBLES, ORDERED TO THE GOLD COAST): 'PLAGUY NUISANCE, YOU KNOW, MAJOR! 'TISN'T THE SCWIMMAGE ONE MINDS   ENJOY THAT   IT'S THE BEASTLY CLIMATE. AND WHAT I DO COMPLAIN OF IS, T by CHARLES KEENE

OFFICERS' GRIEVANCES LIEUTENANT DE BOGEYNS (OF THE ELEVENTY HALF-DOZENTH NB BOUNCIBLES, ORDERED TO THE GOLD COAST): 'PLAGUY NUISANCE, YOU KNOW, MAJOR! 'TISN'T THE SCWIMMAGE ONE MINDS ENJOY THAT IT'S THE BEASTLY CLIMATE. AND WHAT I DO COMPLAIN OF IS, T

BEWILDERING
MR WUZZLES (UP FOR THE CATTLE SHOW). 'CHEESE, WAITER!'
ROBERT. 'YESSIR! ROCKFOR, COMMONBARE, GREW'ERE, NOOCHATTELL, GORGUMZO   ' 
MR WUZZLES (TESTILY). 'NO, NO! I SAID CHEESE!' by CHARLES KEENE

BEWILDERING MR WUZZLES (UP FOR THE CATTLE SHOW). 'CHEESE, WAITER!' ROBERT. 'YESSIR! ROCKFOR, COMMONBARE, GREW'ERE, NOOCHATTELL, GORGUMZO ' MR WUZZLES (TESTILY). 'NO, NO! I SAID CHEESE!'

THE ENEMY
HORRID BOY (TO NEWLY-APPOINTED VOLUNTEER MAJOR, WHO FINDS THE MILITARY SEAT VERY AWKWARD): 'SIT FURTHER BACK, GENERAL! YOU'LL MAKE HIS 'EAD ACHE!' by CHARLES KEENE

THE ENEMY HORRID BOY (TO NEWLY-APPOINTED VOLUNTEER MAJOR, WHO FINDS THE MILITARY SEAT VERY AWKWARD): 'SIT FURTHER BACK, GENERAL! YOU'LL MAKE HIS 'EAD ACHE!'

PRESENCE OF MIND
CONSTABLES (IN CHORUS): 'HOY! HULLO! STOP! TURN BACK THERE! CAN'T COME THROUGH THE PARK.' 
ELDERLY FEMALE (IN A HURRY TO CATCH A TRAIN): 'P'LICEMAN, I'M THE 'OME SECRETARY!!!'
SERGEANT OF POLICE (TAKEN ABACK): 'OH, I BEG YOUR PARDON, I'M  by CHARLES KEENE

PRESENCE OF MIND CONSTABLES (IN CHORUS): 'HOY! HULLO! STOP! TURN BACK THERE! CAN'T COME THROUGH THE PARK.' ELDERLY FEMALE (IN A HURRY TO CATCH A TRAIN): 'P'LICEMAN, I'M THE 'OME SECRETARY!!!' SERGEANT OF POLICE (TAKEN ABACK): 'OH, I BEG YOUR PARDON, I'M

BEWARE!
HE (POETICAL): 'OH AMANDA! WHY DO YOU SHRINK FROM MY EMBRACE AS THE STARTLED FAWN TREMBLES AT THE RUSTLING OF THE AUTUMN LEAVES? WHY  '
SHE: 'CAUSE I'VE JUST BEEN VACCINATED!' by CHARLES KEENE

BEWARE! HE (POETICAL): 'OH AMANDA! WHY DO YOU SHRINK FROM MY EMBRACE AS THE STARTLED FAWN TREMBLES AT THE RUSTLING OF THE AUTUMN LEAVES? WHY ' SHE: 'CAUSE I'VE JUST BEEN VACCINATED!'

ONE OF THE MOST ELEGANTEST DINNER OF THE WHOLE SEASON WAS GIVEN LAST THURSDAY WEEK BY THE FISHMONGERS GILL by CHARLES KEENE

ONE OF THE MOST ELEGANTEST DINNER OF THE WHOLE SEASON WAS GIVEN LAST THURSDAY WEEK BY THE FISHMONGERS GILL

AU REVOIR by CHARLES KEENE

AU REVOIR

MIXED PICKLES
DOMESTIC (IN TERRIFIED ACCENTS). 'O, MUM, HERE'S MASTER PLANTAG'N'T, HAS BEEN AND BROKE HIS GRAN'PA'S INK-BOTTLE IN THE LIBRARY, AND CUT HIS FINGER DREADFUL, 'M!!'
GRANDMAMMA'S DARLING (GLEEFULLY ALLUDING TO HIS NASAL ORGAN). 'AND GOT A MARB by CHARLES KEENE

MIXED PICKLES DOMESTIC (IN TERRIFIED ACCENTS). 'O, MUM, HERE'S MASTER PLANTAG'N'T, HAS BEEN AND BROKE HIS GRAN'PA'S INK-BOTTLE IN THE LIBRARY, AND CUT HIS FINGER DREADFUL, 'M!!' GRANDMAMMA'S DARLING (GLEEFULLY ALLUDING TO HIS NASAL ORGAN). 'AND GOT A MARB

THE TRIALS OF A DISTRICT VISITOR
THE HONBLE MRS FUZBUZ: IS MRS HIGGINS WITHIN?
MRS TOMKINS: I'LL CALL'ER MUM
	             (AT THE TOP OF HER VOICE) MRS IG_GINS! ER'S THE PERSON WITH THE TRAC'S
                       (TO THE HON BLE MRS) THE LADY WILL BE  by CHARLES KEENE

THE TRIALS OF A DISTRICT VISITOR THE HONBLE MRS FUZBUZ: IS MRS HIGGINS WITHIN? MRS TOMKINS: I'LL CALL'ER MUM (AT THE TOP OF HER VOICE) MRS IG_GINS! ER'S THE PERSON WITH THE TRAC'S (TO THE HON BLE MRS) THE LADY WILL BE

'WHENEVER ORDERS ARE RECEIVED FROM PARTIES PAINFULLY BEREAVED'  
VISITOR (TO FRIEND LATELY LEFT A WIDOWER). 'HELLO, TOM! THAT LOOKS A STIFFISH BILL YOU'VE GOT THERE!'
TOM. 'AH, HOW THOSE RASCALS OF UNDERTAKERS DO FLEECE YOU! THEY KNOW YOU CAN HARDLY HELP  by CHARLES KEENE

'WHENEVER ORDERS ARE RECEIVED FROM PARTIES PAINFULLY BEREAVED' VISITOR (TO FRIEND LATELY LEFT A WIDOWER). 'HELLO, TOM! THAT LOOKS A STIFFISH BILL YOU'VE GOT THERE!' TOM. 'AH, HOW THOSE RASCALS OF UNDERTAKERS DO FLEECE YOU! THEY KNOW YOU CAN HARDLY HELP

ANTHROPOPHAGOUS.
LITTLE NEPHEW. 'UNCLE YOU MUST BE A SORT O' CANNIBAL, I -'
UNCLE (ON A VISIT). 'A WHAT, SIR ! ? WHA'D'YER MEAN, SIR?'
NEPHEW. 'CAUSE MA' SAID, YOU WAS ALWAYS LIVIN' ON SOMEBODY ! ' by CHARLES KEENE

ANTHROPOPHAGOUS. LITTLE NEPHEW. 'UNCLE YOU MUST BE A SORT O' CANNIBAL, I -' UNCLE (ON A VISIT). 'A WHAT, SIR ! ? WHA'D'YER MEAN, SIR?' NEPHEW. 'CAUSE MA' SAID, YOU WAS ALWAYS LIVIN' ON SOMEBODY ! '

ON THE MART by CHARLES KEENE

ON THE MART

TURNING THE TABLES
'YOUNG PERSON' (APPLICANT FOR HOUSEMAID'S 'SITUATION'). 'MAY I ASK YOU, SIR, IF YOU KEEP A BOY?'
OLD GENT. 'A BOY! NO. WHY?'
YOUNG PERSON. 'OH, TO CLEAN BOOTS AND KNIVES, CARRY UP COALS AND  '
OLD GENT. 'AH, MAY I ASK   CAN YOU PLAY THE by CHARLES KEENE

TURNING THE TABLES 'YOUNG PERSON' (APPLICANT FOR HOUSEMAID'S 'SITUATION'). 'MAY I ASK YOU, SIR, IF YOU KEEP A BOY?' OLD GENT. 'A BOY! NO. WHY?' YOUNG PERSON. 'OH, TO CLEAN BOOTS AND KNIVES, CARRY UP COALS AND ' OLD GENT. 'AH, MAY I ASK CAN YOU PLAY THE