'Please, sir, tuppence worth of butter scrapings an' mother says be sure they're all clean 'cause she's expecting company'
Phil May (1864-1903)
Signed and dated /99 Inscribed with title
Pen and ink
8 ½ x 6
Punch, 3 May 1899, Page 207; David Cuppleditch, Phil May, the Artist and His Wit, London: The Fortune Press, 1981, Page 115
'The Illustrators. The British Art of Illustration 1800-1998', Chris Beetles Gallery, No 374; 'The Fine Art of Illustration', The Fine Art Society, July 2001; 'The Illustrators. The British Art of Illustration 1894-2020', Chris Beetles Gallery, November 2020-January 2021, No 21