George Du Maurier
Pretty innocent! / 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: Little Jessie. "Mamma! Why do all the tunnels smell so strong of brandy?" [The lady in the middle never was fond of children, and thinks she never met a child she disliked more than this one.
Proof of a wood engraving after an illustration by Du Maurier for Punch, Oct. 2, 1865, p. 156.
Cartoon shows three seats in a railway carriage, the seat at left occupied by a young woman with a little girl on her lap, the middle seat by an older woman in a bonnet who sits bolt upright with a large handbag on her lap, and the seat at right by a sleeping man. The young mother lifts a finger to her lips to shush the child.