“Do you stop at the Cecil?”

Leonard Raven-Hill (1867-1942)

1904

Signed "L Raven Hill" lower left

Punch (22 June 1904): 442.

Complete caption:
Country Cousin. “Do you stop at the Cecil?”
’Bus Driver: — “Do I stop at the Cecil! — on Twenty-eight Bob a Week!

As the Omnibus passes Street’s Law Courts, the woman asks the driver if it stops at the Cecil, which he takes to mean does he stay at the hotel.

From the Internet Archive version of a copy in the University of Iowa Library.

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