Treasure of the month - October 2006
Tom and his Landlady
Illustration is from:
Phillips, W - An accommodation bill [1850?]
Location: Victorian Collection 741 PHI
A strip of 18 etched panels, with text underneath, folded concertina-style. A satirical work, in the tradition of George Cruickshank by one of his pupils, to illustrate the perils of underwriting loans for 'fair weather' friends.
COPAC lists other copies at only Oxford and the British Library.