Heartfelt Sympathy

Heartfelt Sympathy

John Gordon Thomson (1841-1911)

Fun (29 July 1885): 51

The text beneath main caption: Lord-Lieutenant Pecksniff: — “Delighted to do anything for you in the way of Words, or even Tears, my Dear Friend; but we really cannot give you any ‘Direct Assistance’”. Pecksniff of course is the famous hypocrite from Charles Dickens’s Martin Chuzzlewit

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

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