Punch,  41 (1861), 51.

A Delicate Inquiry Office



News-Commentary, Drollery


Human Species, Race, Human Development, Animal Behaviour

    Discusses an advertisement from a 'young widow lady' who seeks to meet a 'gentleman' and is not fussy about 'colour'. Wonders how such a lady could advertise for 'an elderly nigger' and suggests that she is, 'as the well-spoken young lady said of the Gorilla, very plain'.

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