Caption continues: Old Gentleman. "Now you children, I'll tell you what it is: if you make any more noise in front of my house, I'll speak to that policeman." Chorus of Juveniles (much tickled). "That p'liceman! Lor', we ain't afeerd of 'im! Why, that's father!"
Title from published caption.
Proof of a wood engraving after an illustration by Du Maurier for Punch, Oct. 22, 1870, p. 176.
Cartoon shows a well dressed older man scowling a group of children loitering by the front door of his house.