A Lawyer’s Bill

A Lawyer’s Bill

Alfred Crowquill

Wood engraving by the Dalziels

1 x 2 inches

Merry Pictures by the Comic Hands of H. K. Browne, Crowquill, etc., 19

A tiny visual conceit playing on the connotations of the term ‘bill’ – a charge to pay, and a beak. Confusing the two, the artist makes a satirical point about the greed of lawyers.

Scanned image and text by Simon Cooke.

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