Social Economy

Social Economy George du Maurier. Punch. (25 January 1890): 42.

“what! Going to wear that frightful Down! And at your own Dance, too!”

“That’s just why! Tonight they have to ask me!”

Most of du Maurier’s cartoons take place in public spaces, but this one gives a rare look into a lady’s bedroom as we watch her maid work on her hair next to her canopied bed.

Created 5 July 2001

Last modified 5 May 2020