The Diogenes of the Modern Corinthians without his Tub

[Thomas Carlyle]


22 October 1870

Lithograph (?)

12 x 7 3/8 inches

Vanity Fair

Men of the Day No. 12 "No. 103" at lower left.

Photograph and text 2006 by George P. Landow.

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