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Officers' Grievances Lieutenant De Bogeyns (of the Eleventy Half-Dozenth Nb Bouncibles, Ordered to the Gold Coast): 'Plaguy Nuisance, You Know, Major! 'Tisn't the Scwimmage One Minds – Enjoy That – It's the Beastly Climate. and What I Do Complain of Is, That a Wich Countwy Like Ours Can't Ship this Blank Fellow – What's 'S Name, Chickowy – and All His Niggers over Here In the Autumn, and Let Us Polish 'Em Off Quietly On Salisbury Plain In the Manoeuvres!!'

Charles Keene (1823-1891)


Signed with monogram

Pen and ink

4 ¼ x 6 ½ inches

Preliminary Drawing for Punch, 20 December 1873, Page 245

'The Fine Art of Illustration', The Fine Art Society, 2-27 July 2001;
The Illustrators. The British Art of Illustration 1837-2012',
Chris Beetles Gallery, November 2012 - January 2013, No 126

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