No. I. — Crowded State of Lodging Houses by John Leech. From the Punch series, “Memorials of the Great Exhibition. — 1851.” The caption continues:

Lodging-house keeper. “On'y this room to let, Mem. A four-post — a tent — and a very comnfortable double-bedded chest of drawers for the young gentlemen”.

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John Leech's Pictures of Life and Character from the Collecton of Mr. Punch. London: Bradbury, Agnew, & Co., 1886. Page 118.

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