Giving ‘an heiry nothing’

Giving ‘an heiry nothing’

Fun 23 (26 April 1876): 186

Stranger (inspecting palatial residence): —“Now, I suppose that vase has been in the family a great number of years?”

Antiquated Housekeeper: —“Oh yes, Sir, ever since I can remember!”

S.: — “A sort of heirloom, is it not?”

A. H.: —“Oh dear no, Sir, real Dresden!”

Courtesy of the Suzy Covey Comic Book Collection in the George A. Smathers Libraries, University of Florida.

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