The Mystery Solved. Artist: Charles Keene. Source: Our People, p. 3. Another of the series of Keene cartoons in which he uses the ancient satiric device of the naive observer to comment on Church practices as “Effie (our Parson's little daughter [at] her first experience of Church, remarks “Aloud — with intense surprise: “Pa and all the Dear Little Boys, in their nightgowns, going Bye-Bye!’” [Click on image to enlarge it.]

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Keene, Charles. Our People: Sketches by Charles Keene from the Collection of “Mr. Punch”. Boston: James Osgood & Sons, 1881. Hathi Trust Digital Library of a version in the University of California Library. Web. 16 April 2014

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