Charles Keene
More positivism

PROVENANCE: Private collection, England.

Inscribed in pen and ink on the verso by Keene: More positivism/ Confidential Housekeeper (I had a young person/ having called about the under Housemaids/ situation) But she says Mm, she havent / a character pos[itio]n her last place / Mistress and expects me to take her/ without a character? Good Gracious Mrs/ Roberts, has the woman her inte.els?/ Housekeeper Well, Mam, she have/ some think tied up in a Bundle!

Pencil, pen and brown ink

103 x 172 mm. (4 x 6 in.)