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What London crushes are coming to

What London crushes are coming to
1873
study for cartoon for Punch magazine

Medium
pen and ink over pencil
Measurements
17.2 × 30.2 cm irreg. (image) 25.4 × 35.4 cm (sheet)
Place/s of Execution
London, England
Inscription
inscribed in pen and ink (in image) l.r.: DM
inscribed (vertically) in pencil u.l.-c.l.: “ What London Crushes are coming to” / Harpers May Pt.1. 93 1873
inscribed in pencil u.l.: Cut off
inscribed in pencil u.r.: Cut off
inscribed in pencil l.c.: What London crushes are coming to. / – by the bye Mrs. Crowder, have you met the Willowby (…illeg.) lately? / – not for ages – I’m told they were at my house last night, but I didn’t see them – Did you happen / to be there by any chance? / – Oh yes – enjoyed myself immensely – / – so glad. (so underlined)
inscribed in pencil l.r.: 1873 p.1 / 93 / 14
inscribed (vertically) in pen and ink on reverse u.l.: 1873
inscribed (vertically) in pen and ink on reverse u.l.-c.: What London crushes (cru underlined) are coming to. / “By the bye, Lady Crowder, have you met the / Partingtons lately ?” / “Not for an age ! They were at my ball last / night , but I didn’t see them. By the way / did you happen to be there, Captain Smythe?” / “O, Yes ! Enjoyed myself immensely!” / “So glad!” (So underlined)
Accession Number
4552-3
Department
International Prints and Drawings
Credit Line
National Gallery of Victoria, Melbourne
Presented by the Joint Trustees of the Late G. du Maurier, 1931
This digital record has been made available on NGV Collection Online through the generous support of the Joe White Bequest
Gallery location
Not on display
Subjects (general)
Human Figures Humour and Satire Leisure Activities, Events, Games & Sports
Subjects (specific)
caricatures cartoons (humorous images) cross-hatching customs (social concepts) full-length figures human behaviour riding clubs social classes