Saving the Situation by Leonard Raven-Hill (1867-1942). 1904; signed "L Raven Hill" lower left. Punch (30 March 1904): 226. From the Internet Archive online version of a copy in the University of Iowa Library. Click on image to enlarge it

Effie (to whom a motor-brougham is quite a novelty. “Oh, Mummy dear, look! There’s a Footman and a big Coachman on the box, and there isn’t a Horse or even a Pony! What are they there for?”

Mummy dear (not well verses in electricity and motor-mechanism. “Well, you see, Effie dear — the — ((by a happy inspiration) but, Dear, you’re not old enough to understand.



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