The Artist at the Flower-Shows: Bewitched! (an incident at the Royal Botanic Society's Garden, Regent's Park). Artist: George Housman Thomas. Engraver: H. Harral. Wood-engraving, 4 5/8 x 7 1/2 inches. London Society, 2 (July–December, 1862) (London: [Clowes & Co] 1862): facing p. 82.

.Best known as an illustrator of Wilkie Collins — see his illustrations to Armadale — and Anthony Trollope, Thomas was a versatile artist whose range extended from light comedy to Gothic. The image presented here is another showing of London Society’s emphasis on leisure.

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