Caption continues: The Hon. Cecil d'Argentcourt, eldest son of Viscount Silverlacke (to Mrs. Alderman Jones). "Most charming young ladies, your daughters, really! Congratulate you! S'pose they all look forward to marrying - a - future Lord Mayor like their Papa?" Mrs. Alderman Jones. "O dear No, Mr. D'Argentcourt. Future Lord Silverlackes, like you!"
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Proof of a wood engraving after an illustration by Du Maurier for Punch, Jan. 21, 1871, p. 24.
Cartoon shows an aristocratic man conversing with a woman as they look on at the young couples at a fashionable ball.