A Practical Momento

A Practical Momento. George du Maurier Punch (5 April 1880): 6.

Sir James.— “Were you in Rome?”

American Lady.— “I guess not” (To her Daughter) “Say, Bella, did we visit Rome?”

Fair Daughter.— “Why, Ma, cert’nly! Don't you remember! In Rome we bought the Lisle-thread Stockings!” (American lady is convinced.)

Cartoons about Americans and Other Foreigners

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Last modified 5 May 2020