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What We May Come to In Time MRS BRABASOUR VAVAZON (READING EXTRACT FROM JOURNAL OF ANTHROPOLOGICAL INSTITUTE, MAY, 1878, PP 480-1). 'THE BODIES OF THE MOTU GIRLS IN NEW GUINEA ARE COVERED WITH TATTOO MARKS RESEMBLING FINE LACE GARMENTS ... IT HAS THE APPEARANCE OF A TIGHT-FITTING SUIT OF CLOTHES' ETHEL AND CLARA. 'HOW QUITE TOO LOVELY!' SIR GEORGE AND THE COLONEL. 'AW-YES! AWF'LLY JOLLY!'

George Du Maurier (1834-1896)




Price
£3,750

Signed
Signed and inscribed with title

Medium
Pen and ink

Dimensions
6 ½ x 7 inches

Illustrated
Punch, 9 November 1878, Page 210

Exhibited
'The Long Nineteenth Century: Treasures and Pleasures', Chris Beetles Gallery, March-April 2014, No 123; 'Ruskin's Artists', Chris Beetles Gallery, 12 February-2 March 2019

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