A Cup of Tea and a Quiet Cigarette after Lunch

A Cup of Tea and a Quiet Cigarette after Lunch George du Maurier. Scanned image and text by George P. Landow [You may use this image without prior permission for any scholarly or educational purpose as long as you (1) credit the person who scanned the image and (2) link your document to this URL in a web document or cite the Victorian Web in a print one. in a web document or cite the Victorian Web in a print one. ]

Commentary: Like "Breakfast at Bonnebouche Hall during the Holidays," this drawing differs from most of du Maurier's work in two ways: first, it makes no use of dialogue, witty or otherwise, and second, it emphasizes a crowded social panorama rather than an elegant composition with comparatively few figures. [GPL]

References

du Maurier, George. English Society. New York: Harper and Brothers, 1897.


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