Caption continues: Hostess. "Oh, how tiresome! Somebody must be standing on my dress! Would you just run down-stairs, and see who it is, Mr. Brown?".
Title from published caption.
Proof of a wood engraving after an illustration by Du Maurier for Punch, Aug. 10, 1867, p. 56.
Cartoon shows a fashionably dressed lady holding a fan and standing by an open door with her dress trailing through the doorway as she addresses a young man.