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Speeches to be lived down, if possible

Speeches to be lived down, if possible
1889
study for cartoon for Punch magazine

Medium
pen and ink over pencil
Measurements
12.7 × 19.9 cm irreg. (image) 21.4 × 25.4 cm (sheet)
Place/s of Execution
Hampstead, England
Inscription
inscribed in pen and ink (in image) l.r.: du Maurier
inscribed in pen and ink l.c.: Speeches to be lived down, if possible. / Digby: “I had hoped for the pleasure of taking you down to supper, Mrs. Masham!” / Rigby: “Too late, my dear fellow! it’s the early bird that catches the worm!”
inscribed in pen and ink l.r.: George du Maurier / Hampstead / Jul 89
inscribed in pencil u.l.: (…illeg.)
inscribed in pen and ink c.l.: 1/2 p. / Punch
inscribed (vertically) in pencil c.r.: 7 3/4 x 7
Accession Number
p.432.3-1
Department
International Prints and Drawings
Credit Line
National Gallery of Victoria, Melbourne
Purchased, 1892
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Gallery location
Not on display