Caption continues: Aunt. "And how's Louisa, my dear? Where is she?" Sarcastic Younger Sister (fancy free). "Oh, pretty well, but she won't be on view these two hours. She's writing to her 'Dear Fred'; at least I fancy I saw her come out of the library with Tupper's poems and a dictionary!!!"
Title from published caption.
Proof of a wood engraving after an illustration by Keene for Punch, Apr. 10, 1869, p. 151.
Cartoon shows a young woman seated on a stool at a small easel, conversing with an older woman seated at a small table at left.