Mr Briggs starts on his fishing expedition by John Leech. The second plate in the series “Mr. Brigg's Pleasures of Fishing.” Note Mrs. Briggs reading a newspaper while the two children play at the stern of the boat.

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John Leech's Pictures of Life and Character from the Collecton of Mr. Punch. London: Bradbury, Agnew, & Co., 1886.

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