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The good old days

The good old days
(Le Bon Vieux Temps)
study for illustration for A Legend of Camelot, Pictures and Poems, etc., published by Harper & Brothers, New York and London, 1898

pen and ink over pencil
13.7 × 13.3 cm irreg. (image) 25.6 × 35.8 cm (sheet)
Place/s of Execution
London, England
inscribed in pen and ink (in image) l.c.: Du Maurier
inscribed in pen and ink (in image) u.l.: LE / BON / VIEUX / TEMPS
inscribed in pen and ink (in image) c.l.: T.S.
inscribed in pen and ink (in image) c.: H
inscribed in pencil l.c.: Le Bon Vieux Temps
inscribed in pencil u.c.: Que de foir ou en voyant deux athletes / Se polichineller leurs têtes, / Monsieur Ponch leur a dit: / -“Routitoutitouît! / Quels atouts réguliers vous deux êtes!”
inscribed in pencil c.r.: Reduce to / 01/4 in / width
Accession Number
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)
boxing boxing ring caricatures contests groups of people line drawings (drawings) poems