General Adoption of the Rolling Skate.

General Adoption of the Rolling Skate

George Du Maurier


Wood engraving

Punch (17 February 1866): 68

The captions from left to right starting with the top row: (1) “Lively appearance of Regent Street in June,” (2) “Paterfamilias takes his Family to the Sea-side cheaply.” (3) “Old Lady caught by the West Wind and blown Citywards.” (4) “Charlie likes a Nice Trot by the side of Lucy.” (5) “Fred and Emilie prefer a more Rapid Mode of Progression.”

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