"Water! Water! Everywhere..."

William Newman


Wood engraving

Punch, Vol. 17 (1849), p. 137

This cartoon was drawn by Newman in the absence of John Leech, who was away as the result of an accident he suffered while on holiday on the Isle of Wight with Dickens (see Brown and West 151). [Commentary continues below. Mouse over the text for links.]

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