Wet and Dry

Wet and Dry


Fun (21 June 1873): 261

Conductor, dryly: — “Any two gen’l’men mind goin’ outside to oblige.’

This cartoon inverts a cartoon of a decade earlier — “Will any Lady ride outside to oblige a Gentleman?” (cartoon) — but in this case the woman's crinoline-filled skirts are so large two men would have to leave to allow her to enter.

Courtesy of the Suzy Covey Comic Book Collection in the George A. Smathers Libraries, University of Florida.

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