Item JCII/5/19 - Man placing order in restaurant

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Man placing order in restaurant


  • c. 19th century (Creation)

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Consists of a watercolour sketch of a man placing an order in a restaurant. Caption reads: Diner - "Waiter, will you cut me a delicate slice of beef, reasonably free from fat and other extraneous matter and just sufficient gravy to moisten it?" Waiter (loudly to carver) - "One - Beef cut bias - Charlotte Russe flouncin' shirr'd hup back, with Pompad our rink roll hon houter hedge" (to Diner) - "D'ye want buttons on hit Sir." (SPEECHLESS).

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