Fond dreams of middle age / Du Maurier.

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George Du Maurier
Fond dreams of middle age / Du Maurier.
[London : sn, 1884?]
Bequest of Gordon N. Ray, 1987.
[London : s.n., 1884?]
From the library of Gordon N. Ray.

Title from published caption.
Caption continues: Mrs. Anderson. "To think we've never seen Switzerland, John, nor Italy! We must treat ourselves to all that, when all the girls are married! - and go up Mont Blanc, and - Phew! - The Matterhorn - a - Oh dear! - What a frightfully - Hilly place - Hampstead is - To be sure!" Mr. Anderson. "Yes; and get away from this beastly cold climate, and do Vesuvius, you know - and - a - Mount Etna - a - a - I say - Hold on a bit - a - I'm all - of a lather - Confound it - Phew!"
Proof of a wood engraving after a cartoon by Du Maurier for Punch, Jan. 19, 1884, p. 30.


Cartoon shows a of group of people walking uphill in the park, the foremost being an older couple who show evidence of exertion, with the man mopping his brow.

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