The March of Progress

The March of Progress. From English Society. Sketched by George du Maurier. Click on image to enlarge it.

She.— “After all, there's nothing better than the wing of a chicken! Is there, General?”

He.— “I never tasted the wing of a chicken. I only know the legs! When I was young, you know, my parents always ate the wings, and now, my children always do!”

du Maurier Depicts Meals in High Society

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English Society. Sketched by George du Maurier. New York: Harper and Brothers, 1897.

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