"Now, Now, Now!" said Augustine. "Now, Now, Now, Now, Now!"
Date: 1926
Medium: Crayon and ink wash on illustration board
Dimensions: composition: 16 9/16 × 16 1/2 in. (42.1 × 41.9 cm) sheet: 19 7/8 × 18 1/2 in. (50.5 × 47 cm)
Illustration Citation: "Mulliner's Buck-U-Uppo," by P. G. Woodhouse, in Liberty Magazine, September 4, 1926
Credit Line: Acquired by exchange, 1974
Object Number: 1974-38
About: Augustine (in center) is a meek curate in love with the vicar's daughter but is afraid to approach her father. When Augustine samples some Mulliner's Buck-U-Uppo, a tonic designed - he believes - to embolden even the most timid person, he becomes so self-confident that he settles an argument between the bishop and the vicar, thereby winning the latter's permisison to marry his daughter. Wallace Morgan excelled at graphic media. He did not use photographs in his illustration, noting that "I'll be damned if I'll use a camera...they never do me justice."
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