Not O’er-flowing Full

Not O’er-flowing Full. Phil E[bbutt] (fl. 1886-1903) Signed lower left. This cartoon, which combines intricate, careful drawing with a bad pun, shows male and female vacation resort attire. Note the man’s trousers and lack of jacket, the women’s hats, bustles, and jacket worn open by one of them. Source: Fun (31 August 1887): 98. Courtesy of the Suzy Covey Comic Book Collection in the George A. Smathers Libraries, University of Florida. Click on image to enlarge it.

Sweet Girl:— “Cookham is becoming quite a Honeymoon Paradise.”
River Youth:— Yes”
Sweet Girl:— “There are more Loving Couples on the River than ever.”
River Youth:— Yes; one get quite bored with sculling against the tied.”

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Last modified 25 April 2016