George Du Maurier
Encouraging prospects! / DM.
[London : sn, 1865?]
Bequest of Gordon N. Ray, 1987.
[London : s.n., 1865?]
From the library of Gordon N. Ray.
Caption continues: Piscator juvenis. "Any sport, Sir?" Piscator senex. "Oh, yes; very good sport." Piscator juvenis. "Bream?" Piscator senex. "No!" Piscator juvenis. "Perch?" Piscator senex. "No!" Piscator juvenis. "What sport, then?" Piscator senex. "Why, keeping clear of the weeds!"
Title from published caption.
Proof of a wood engraving after an illustration by Du Maurier for Punch, Oct. 7, 1865, p. 136.
Cartoon shows an angler in a boat addressed by a young man standing on the shore with rod and tackle.