The George Speaight Archive
The Victoria & Albert Museum
Tragedy and comedy often go hand-in-hand, or, in this case, hand-in-pocket.
A stoop-shouldered man is so entranced by Mr. Punch's antics, that he's unaware that he's being pick-pocketed. Punch would approve.
Hand colored with watercolor, the print was published in Paris by Nöel et Dauty in the mid-to-late Nineteenth Century. The lithographer is listed as J. Langlumé.