Major Sugarplums

Major Sugarplums

William Makepeace Thackeray

Wood engraving

c.1861

Illustration for Thackeray's own Vanity Fair

Passage illustrated: "She laughed one day when Major Sugarplums' cab drove up to Fulham, and he descended from it, bringing up a wooden horse, a drum, a trumpet, and other warlike toys, for little Georgy, who was scarcely six months old, and for whom the articles were entirely premature" (Chapter 35).

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