The literary dog

Harrison Weir

1857

Wood engraving by W. Wright

6¼ x 5 inches

Illustration for Funny Dogs with Funny Tales, p.37.

The literary dog toiling in Grub Street to produce copy and surrounded by his failed drafts: another satirical comment on the life-styles of the mid-Victorian middle-classes.

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