Two men about to leave a social event stand puzzled in front of an impressive pile of hats spilling over from a cupboard in the greatest confusion.
The full caption reads as follows:
At which (in consequence of the increased space anticipated at the R.A. exhibition) there is a greater crowd than usual.
Model (who has charge of the hats and coats). “No. 97? Yessir. There now! if I didn’t see that ‘at—ah— not a quarter of an hour ago!!”
[Not a very satisfactory look-out for Bouncefield, who has barely time to catch his last train!]