Saumur, Maine-et-Loire, France
William Heath Robinson
How to dispense with servants in the dining room; a man, woman and child sitting at a table set for tea, each pulling on a chain, connected to a pulley system which delivers plates, food and wine, in the foreground a cat, using another contraption, serves itself some milk, within a border. Pen and black ink and watercolour.
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