Of course the good gentleman does good

Of course the good gentleman does good

Francis Arthur Fraser (fl. 1865-980

Fun (5 July 1882): 3

Signed lower right “FAF”

The “Aesthetic Young Lady” stands in a room decorated with sunflowers, so popular in the 1880s and ’90s, and wears a high-necked dress without a bustle and probably without a corset.

Courtesy of the Suzy Covey Comic Book Collection in the George A. Smathers Libraries, University of Florida.

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