The illustrator and the book in England from 1790 to 1914 / Gordon N. Ray. New York ; London : Oxford Univ. Pr., 1976, p. 85.
Caption continues: ... Hon. Mr. Stag, "Ahem,-Ye-is." Sheriff's officer, "Off to France, I believe, sir?" Hon. Mr. Stag, "Ye-is." Sheriff's officer, "Sorry to trouble you, but you must come with me, sir"
Original drawing for no. VIII 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 sheriff's officer holding a writ behind his back and addressing a scowling man seated in railroad car labeled "London Dover."
Ray, Gordon Norton, 1915-1986, former owner.