TONY SARG (1880-1942)

The Cabman 1911

mixed media on paper, signed and dated

19 x 15 in (48.3 x 38.1 cm)

A SIMPLE H’EXPLANATION

Puzzled American: “say, cabbbie, why don’t you say Hampstead instead of Ampstead”

Cabbie “well, sir, when we drop the ‘h’ in ‘Ampstead we picks it up again at H’Islington”