The Beard and Moustache Movement by John Leech. This wood engraving originally appeared in Punch. The caption continues:

Railway Guard. “Now, Ma'am, is this your luggage?”

Old Lady Ditto (who concludes she is attacked by Brigands. “Oh,yes! Gentlemen, it's mine. Take it — take all I have — but apare, oh spare our lives!!.”

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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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