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Tag Archives: Punch
George Du Maurier, in Punch, 19 May 1877, p. 218.
George Du Maurier, in Punch, 12 May 1877, p. 215.
George Du Maurier, in Punch, 5 May 1877, p. 202.
George Du Maurier, in Punch, 28 April 1877, p. 191.
George Du Maurier, in Punch, 31 March 1877, p. 142.
George Du Maurier, in Punch, 24 March 1877, p. 130.
George Du Maurier, in Punch, 17 March 1877, p. 110.
I have already discussed a “comic strip” by George Du Maurier, The Egg Poacher: A Tale of Country Life, which appeared in Punch in 1869. A few years later Du Maurier was to prove his literary talent by producing a … Continue reading
John Everett Millais, Awful Protection against Midges, 1853. Pen and sepia ink on paper. Signed with monogram, inscribed and dated 1853. This drawing comes from a series of about twenty-five amusing records that Millais made as a visual diary of … Continue reading
George du Maurier “took, in 1869-1870, a brief Darwinian respite from his usual labors of satirizing the Victorian drawing room” and, among other things, produced an “unusually extensive and charmingly anthropomorphic picture-story” (Kunzle 293), which appeared in three fortnightly instalments … Continue reading