The City of London’s Collage website uses cookies. For details on how we use cookies please read our policy on cookies.
(this requires a cookie)
Progressives and ratepayer
Progressives and ratepayer
20854
Progressives and ratepayer
"Hard hit"; a man marked Rate Payer has left the card table and holds out the lining of his empty pocket; on the floor among scattered cards are "Bill for Steamers, £100,000 loss" and "Rotherhithe Tunnel, £2,250,000".
1907
London Metropolitan Archives
Satirical Print Collection
Huskinson, Edward
Full title is "Hard hit (after the well known picture), a little game of Progressive whist" a parody of a Victorian genre painting, four men in Regency costume have been playing cards.
pen/ink
paper
29cms
satire
p5430538