“Do you stop at the Cecil?”

Leonard Raven-Hill (1867-1942)


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.

  • London
  • G. E. Street’s Law Courts
  • Punch
  • Cartoons about cabbies
  • From the Internet Archive version of a copy in the University of Iowa Library.

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