Modern Aesthetics

Modern Aesthetics by George DuMaurier for Punch (14 December 1877) Source: Punch's Almanack for 1878

Materfamilias ‘Where have you been all the Morning, Girls?”

Sophronia Cassandra. ‘We've been practicing old Greek Attiudes at Lawn-Tennis, Mama!”

Papa (who is not æsthetic). “Ah! Hope you like it, I'm sure”

Sophronia Cassandra. “Very much, Papa — only we never hit the Ball!”

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