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 –'
Tim: 'Plaze Your Riv'rence, I only Listened Wid My Nose!!'
Charles Keene (1823-1891)
Signed with monogram and inscribed with title and caption
Pen and ink
6 ½ x 4 inches
Punch, 25 July 1874, Page 33; Mr Punch's Irish Humour in Picture and Story, London: Educational Book Co, [Circa 1907], Page 27
'The Illustrators. The British Art of Illustration 1800-2014',Chris Beetles Gallery, November 2014 - January 2015, No 40