Aunt Phillida: 'The last time I went to a grown-up fancy ball, I went as a wasp. That was only ten years ago. I don't suppose I shall ever again go to a fancy ball as a wasp!' [sighs deeply]
Mary: 'Hardly as a wasp, Aunt Phillida. But you'd look very splendid as a bumble-bee!'
George Du Maurier (1834-1896)
Signed Inscribed with title and 'Punch May 11th 1895' on reverse
Pen and ink
7 x 11 inches
Punch, 11 May 1895, Page 222
'The Illustrators. The British Art of Illustration 1865-2019', Chris Beetles Gallery, November 2019-January 2020, No 4