Typical Modern Developments
Alderman Brownjones Senior explains to his son, Alderman Brownjones Junior, that there is a lamentable falling-off since his day, in the breed of Alderman-Sheriffs – not only in style and bearing, but even in 'happetite'!
George Du Maurier (1834-1896)
Signed Signed, inscribed with title and 'legend to be ... by editor – might be called: studies in evolution', and dated 'Nov 88 Hampstead' below mount
Pen and ink
5 x 3 ¾
Punch, 17 November 1888, Page 229
'The Illustrators. The British Art of Illustration 1870-2021', Chris Beetles Gallery, November 2021-January 2022, No 10