[Note 590.9]

"he says to me says he - I want 2 Portmanteaux, 2 Hat Boxes - 2 Writing Cases - 2 Fishing Rods - And 2 Terrier Dogs -" :- Victorian travellers habitually took enormous amounts of luggage with them. [ref: Simmonds, J & Riddle, G Eds. The Oxford Companion to British Railway History, p454]. The process of loading and unloading luggage could be time-consuming and troublesome as portrayed by the cover of the song sheet.