Wanted, A Nursery Maid

Wanted, A Nursery Maid. Signed “L.” Source: Fun (29 April 1864): 70. Courtesy of the Suzy Covey Comic Book Collection in the George A. Smathers Libraries, University of Florida. Click on image to enlarge it.

Applicant: — “Oh, Why did I leave my last place? Well, Mum, the fact were Missus wus of a wicked temper, and took to scolding. It occurred more than once; wer’upon the last time I knocked her down, and the following morning I give her notice, thinkin’ as under the sirkimstances we ’ad better part.”

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