“Stymied: A Cornish Sketching Tragedy” by Ernest H. Shepard in 1925.
Shepard, better known for his Winnie the Pooh illustrations, was also a frequent contributor to the British humor magazine Punch.
There’s a lot of knowledge and experience behind those apparently scribbly lines.
Previous GJ Post about Shepard’s training in the Royal Academy.
From “Fun and Fantasy,” Drawings from Punch, Methuen & Co. London, 1927.
For a good illustrated bio, see The Work of E H Shepard, by Knox, 1980.