The illustrator and the book in England from 1790 to 1914 / Gordon N. Ray. New York ; London : Oxford Univ. Pr., 1976, p. 85.
Published cartoon caption reads: Scene.-Wolverton Station. Passengers (all together), "Hallo! There's the bell! Very hot-very shameful-very-very." Exeunt passengers.
Original drawing for no. IV of a series of 12 illustrations entitled "Railway miseries," which appeared in "Punch's almanack for 1846," published in: Punch, vol. 10, Jan.-June, 1846.
Drawing shows a group of disgruntled railway passengers attempting to eat bowls of steaming hot soup served to them at a station stop while a conductor rings the bell for boarding.
Ray, Gordon Norton, 1915-1986, former owner.