Our Artist

Our Artist is not in the best of tempers. He has been disturbed often by barges, and bothered by the blue bottles, and then he's accosted by what appears to be an

Art-Critic (loq.) “The Picture looks Betrter a Goodish bit off, Gov'nour!.”

Artist (maddened.) “Con — found — so do You, Sir!.” [Party makes off hastily, “not liking the looks of him.”]

Punch (26 May 1866): 226. Image from Internet Archive. Text and formatting by George P. Landow [This image may be used without prior permission for any scholarly or educational purpose without prior permission as long as you credit this site and the Internet Archive.]


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