Linley Sambourne

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Linley Sambourne
1844-1910
Costume à la Grande Militaire, Versus the Grecian Bend
1870
Pen and black ink on paper.
8 x 8 inches (203 x 203 mm)
Bequest of Gordon N. Ray, 1987.
1986.2245
Provenance: 
From the library of Gordon N. Ray.
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Drawng by Sambourne for a cartoon lampooning women's fashions of the day, published in Punch, v. 57, Jan. 29, 1870, p. 33.
Printed caption continues: "Oh dear! I dote on the military," &c.
Published caption title.

Summary: 

Drawing shows a woman walking in profile to the left, smoking a cigar and dressed in quasi-military apparel, with epaulets on her shoulders, an umbrella hanging from a swordbelt, and boots with spurs.

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Ray, Gordon Norton, 1915-1986, former owner.

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