Caption continues: Helen (to Bob, whose picture has been "skyed"). "But fancy, if it had been put close to the ground, where all the skirts would have rubbed against it!" Clytemnestra (to Bill, whose picture is ever so much under the line). "But fancy, if it had been hung so high that nobody could have seen!" Tom (whose picture has been rejected altogether. Aside). "Now, I wonder what those girls will manage to say to me!"
Title from published caption.
Proof of a wood engraving after an illustration by Du Maurier for Punch, June 6, 1868, p. 244.
Cartoon shows two young women seated beside one another, each conversing with a gentleman standing beside her, while a third man stands attentively between them in the background.