Zoology. Charles Keene. Source: Our People 21. [Click on image to enlarge it.] — George P. Landow. The caption continues:

Railway Porter (To Old Lady travelling with a Menagerie of Pets). “Station Master say, Mum, as Cats is ‘Dogs’, and Rabbits is ‘Dogs’, and so’s Parrotts; but this ere Tortoise is an Insect, so there ain’t no charge for it!”

Keene on Railway Travel

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Charles, Charles. Our People Sketched by Charles Keene from the Collection of "Mr. Punch". Boston: James R. Osgood & Co., 1881. Web. 17 February 2015.

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