Artistic Ferocity

Artistic Ferocity. Source: Fun (11 March 1865): 260. Courtesy of the Suzy Covey Comic Book Collection in the George A. Smathers Libraries, University of Florida. Click on image to enlarge it.

Vandyke Brown: — “Yes, a very good collection. By the bye, do you see they have hung my ‘Poor Child’! What’s your opinion of the effect?”

Flake White : — “Well, the body struck me as being cold, and I don’t think you showed a proper feeling by cutting off her head with that black neck band.”

[Fearful, is it not? and at a Metropolitan Railway Station, too!]

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