Caption continues: The Missus (affably). "My 'usban's out just now, Sir. Can I give him any message?" Liberal candidate. "Ah--I have called with the hope that--ah--he'd promise me his vote at the approach---" The Missus. "Oh, yes, Sir. You're Cap'm Blythe, the 'Yallow,' I s'pose, Sir? Yes, I'm sure he'll be most 'appy, Sir!" The Captain (delighted). "Ya-as--I shall be much obliged to him--and--ah--he may depend upon my---" The Missus. "Yes, I'm sure he'd promise you if he was at home, Sir; 'cause when the two 'Blue' gents called and as'ed him the other day, Sir, he promised 'em d'rec'ly, Sir!!"
Title from published caption.
Proof of a wood engraving after an illustration by Keene for Punch, Nov. 28, 1868, p. 233.
Cartoon shows two men conversing with a working class housewife in the entrance way of her home.