George Du Maurier
Appalling discovery / DM.
[London : sn, 1865?]
Bequest of Gordon N. Ray, 1987.
[London : s.n., 1865?]
From the library of Gordon N. Ray.
Title from published caption.
Caption continues: Algernon calls (with a lovely bouquet) on the darling of his heart. Overcome by the noontide heat, she softly slumber. He gazes on her awhile, spell-bound in respectful emotion, when suddenly she begins to - Yes! - No! - Yes! - to ....SNORE!!!
Proof of a wood engraving after an illustration by Du Maurier for Punch, May 13, 1865, p. 198.
Cartoon shows a man in a monocle with a bouquet in his hand, staring with a shocked expression at a young woman asleep upon a chaise longue.