Treasures of the Ocean

Treasures of the Ocean. Fun (1 October 1864): 30. Courtesy of the Suzy Covey Comic Book Collection in the George A. Smathers Libraries, University of Florida. Click on image to enlarge it.

Miss Gusher: — “Oh, Mr. De Spoons, how full of poetry is the ocean — what untold treasure is hidden in its bosom!”

De Spoons (who rather thinks he is entering into the spirit of the thing: — “Oh, ya-as, exactly, such lots of shrimps and periwinkles, you know!”

Cartoons about life at the sea side and related material

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Last modified 25 March 2016