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An invalid in bed groaning at his servant's grammatical error. Wood engraving by C. Keene, 1880.

  • Keene, Charles, 1823-1891.
Date
1880
Reference
13822i
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Publication/Creation

[London], 1880.

Physical description

1 print : wood engraving ; border 14.7 x 18.1 cm

Lettering

Grammar! CK.

Lettering note

Lettering continues: 'Invalid: I've had a wretched night, Mrs Wobbles." Nurse: "Dear, dear me, sir! I thought you slep' most comfortable!" Invalid (with a groan): "Oh Mrs Wobbles, do not use the adverb!" Nurse: "Yes sir, I'll see about it directly, sir, - but (puzzled) - I reely don't think there's one in the 'ouse, sir!!"

Reference

Wellcome Library no. 13822i

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