Item 39 - You’re going to burn your little tongues!

You’re going to burn your little tongues!

"Too hot" from Gem of the season. New-York: Leavitt, Trow & Co., 194 Broadway. 1846.

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Another scene from Edwin Landseer depicting his favorite subject, dogs. Here, a young boy sits in front of a barrel of hot liquid holding a spoon. The dogs eagerly await their share, but the young boy scolds “It’s too hot” and points with his finger.

Adopted by Uncle Peter Walther in honor of Charlotte Coatney

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