The Mother of Invention

The Mother of Invention. George du Maurier Punch (10 February 1866): 56.

Mrs. Fred doesn't care how long she sits for her “dear Fred,” so long as her “darling Freddie” is in some safe place where he can't get into mischief.

What Artists and Their Families Have to Put Up With

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Punch. Hathi Trust Digital Library online version of a copy in the Harvard University Library. Web. 4 May 2020.

Created 1 July 2001

Last modified 5 May 2020