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Letters to and from Andrew Tuer

Consists of 83 letters sent between Andrew Tuer and Joseph Crawhall II. The letters are largely concerning publishing ventures, and Tuer's letters are predominantly sent from the The Leadenhall Press.

Tuer, Andrew White, 1838 - 1900, publisher and writer

Mother reading to daughter

Consists of a watercolour sketch of a mother reading and talking to her daughter. Caption reads: Mother - Dolly my dear. I do wish you'd play something else than Wagner - I'm sick of it." Dolly - "I'm not playing, Ma." Mother - "Who is it then, Darling?" Dolly - Nurse and baby at the piano!"

Beaten woman testifying to magistrate

Consists of a watercolour sketch of a beaten woman testifying in front of a magistrate. Caption reads: Wife (witness to magistrate) - "Oh Sir! I loves my poor 'usband yet, though he strike me wi' the poker. - Ah! Wen I looks back - in our younger days - he only used his fists Eh! Them was 'appy days!"

Man in flower shop

Consists of a watercolour sketch of a man in a flower shop. Caption reads: Buyer - "I want a choice rose to present to a lady." Shopman - "Yes Sir - eighteen pence." Buyer - "Eighteen pence! Absurd! Will it keep?" Shopman - "Oh yes sir." Buyer - "Then keep it." (Exit sharp)

Man pickpocketed in crowd

Consists of a watercolour sketch of a man being pickpocketed in a crowd. Caption reads: Pickpocket (tugging at watch). Robbed - "German Silver!" Pickpocket - "Oh! Thanks. Beg pardon!"

Wooden-legged man teased by children

Consists of a watercolour sketch of a wooden-legged man being teased by children. Caption reads: Arab - to wooden legged man - "Hi! You shouldn’t be out on a day like this Sir - ye'll get cold - get yer feet wet!" (OFF)

Two men talking

Consists of a watercolour sketch of two men talking. Caption reads: "Serious thing about old Solomons Screw!" "Eh? Matter?" "Oh! Some one dropped half a sovreign coming out o' the synagogue, an' he was killed in the crush."

Lecturer speaking to group

Consists of a watercolour sketch of lecturer speaking to group. Caption reads: Professor - "Er - the subject for discussion this evening will be - 'why does a red cow give white milk?'!"

Woman with arms around man

Consists of a watercolour sketch of a woman with her arms around a man. Caption reads: Daughter - "Oh! Pa - what did young Mr. Snooks want?" Father - "Secret, dear - wished to see me privately." Daughter - "Oh! Do tell, Pa - he was so very attentive to me before you came in and told me to leave the room." Father - "Oh! He wanted to borrown eighteen pence to pay his train home!"

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