You smell this business . . .

You smell this business with a sense as cold as a dead man’s nose: but I do see’t and feel’t

Fun (7 September 1887): 106

This quoted line from Winter’s Tale, Act III, scene 1, is part of the magazine’s series “Beauties of Shakespeare burlesqued by our Baccahalian Artist — well on the boom.”

Signed lower right, possibly with the initials of Edward Dalziel.

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

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  • Another cartoon on the polluted Thames
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