George Denholm Armour

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George Denholm Armour
"Losh me--thae Londoners are awfu' thorough!"
ca. 1916
Pen and black ink on illustration board.
Image: 6 3/4 x 9 15/16 inches (172 x 252 mm); on board: 9 3/4 x 14 inches (247 x 356 mm)
Bequest of Gordon N. Ray, 1987.

Signed in pen and ink, "G.D. Armour", at lower right.

From the library of Gordon N. Ray.

Title from caption.
Full published caption reads: Macpherson (who, having lost half-a-crown in the Strand and reported the loss overnight at Scotland Yard, on returning next day to resume his search finds the road up). "Losh me--thae Londoners are awfu' thorough!".
Drawing by G.D. Armour for a cartoon for Punch, v. 150, May 3, 1916, p. 303.


Cartoon shows an elderly man with a cane and wearing a plaid coat, standing on the sidewalk and watching a pair of workmen engaged in breaking up a piece of the street with pick axes. Small sketch of a cat in the margin at far upper right.

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