Heighho! — The Wind and the Rain

Heighho! — The Wind and the Rain. Fun (1876). The title comes from Act 5, scene 1, of Shakespeare’s Twelfth Night. Click on image to enlarge it.

Here is a charitable lady, clad in furs; with footwarmers and other aid of comfort, who can’t understand why the poor little lightly-clad shop-girl should shiver and shake while showing the ares brought outside “to save trouble.” Neither can we — it’s really shocking to think of such presumption!

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“Heighho! — The Wind and the Rain.” Fun (19 January 1876): 44.Courtesy of the Suzy Covey Comic Book Collection in the George A. Smathers Libraries, University of Florida. Web. 1 May 2016.

Last modified 1 May 2016