Sweet Thing in Christmas Vestmemts

The Clew

Charles Keene

1879

Wood engraving

Punch (8 March 1879)

The child was evidently lost! — cried bitterly — could not tell where its Parents lived, or whether she was an Orphan, or what her Father was — ot where she went to School. — Enter Intelligent Policeman.

Policeman (in a friendly whisper. “Where does your Mother get her Gin, My Dear?”

[And the mystery was solved.]

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