The Very Image of His Papa

The Very Image of His Papa


Fun (8 October 1864): 38

Young Hopeful: — “Mamma, Dear, who’s that man?”

Fond Mama: — “He’s a gentleman high in the church.”

Young Hopeful: — “Does he ring the bells then?”

Why is the young boy the image of his father? Is his father that clueless?

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

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