The Amateur Tenor at Home

The Amateur Tenor at Home

George du Maurier

9 December 1876

Punch, or the London Charivari

Mrs. Brown (in the midst of the lovely prelude to go to Gounod’s “Maid of Athens,” which Melody Brown is practicing for the Smith's party. “Would you – give Baby – one of those powders, James, or do you– think a – Linseed Poultice will do?”

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du Maurier on Music & Performance

  • Taking One Too Much at One's Word
  • Bajonalities
  • Teutonic Satire
  • Distinguished Professionals
  • Oh, don't you remember sweet Alice, Ben Bolt?
  • Image capture and text by George P. Landow

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