Lady (Concerned for her valuable Persian rug to New Charwoman): 'And, Mrs Scoles, please be careful with this rug, it is very old.'
Mrs Scoles: 'That it is, mum, but I dessay we can make it last you the winter.'
Ernest Howard Shepard (1879-1976)
Signed Inscribed with title below mount
Pen and ink with bodycolour
9 ½ x 12
Punch, 13 December 1922, page 563
'The Illustrators. The British Art of Illustration 1865-2019', Chris Beetles Gallery, November 2019-January 2020, No 89