Caution to our fair readers

Caution to our fair readers. Source: Fun (27 July 1862): 184. Courtesy of the Suzy Covey Comic Book Collection in the George A. Smathers Libraries, University of Florida. Click on image to enlarge it.

Of course, the fashion of wearing velveteen strips down the back is charming, but you must really be on your guard, or an accident like the above may occur.

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