Spoiling It

Spoiling It

Charles Keene


Wood engraving

Punch (7 April 1866)

Lord Dabbley ‘Wa-al, Streaky, why I've heard — ah — you're not going to (yawns) — have a Pict-yar at the Exhibiiton!.’”

Streaky, R.A. ‘Haw, very probably not, m'Lord. Well I think it only — ah — graceful, m'Lord, we should occasionally forgoe our priviliged space for the sake of our younger painters — ah! Besides — I question if I shall be able to finish my Public Portraits in time this ye-ar!;”

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