Caption continues: New Governess. "Why are you staring so intently, Blanche, dear?" Blanche. "I was trying to count the freckles on your face, Miss Sandypole, but I can't!"
Title from published caption.
Proof of a wood engraving after an illustration by Keene for Punch, May 20, 1871, p. 202.
Cartoon shows a little girl standing with an open book in front of a table where her governess in seated at right with an open book in her lap.