Punch,  46 (1864), 102.

Miss Ellen Lyttle Humbug to Her Cousin, Miss Frances Lyttle Humbug

Ellen Lyttle Humbug


Essay, Drollery

Relevant illustrations:

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Human Development, Animal Behaviour, Religious Authority

    Similar to PU1/46/10/4, this describes fashions which give humans the appearance of animals. The author describes women's hairstyles that require the use of animal parts or are shaped to look like animals. She notes the French fashion for beautiful coiffures made of the tails of monkeys, pigs, donkeys, and foxes, as well as the paws of cats and lions. She then proceeds to gossip about mutual friends who have such ornithological names as Jane Effie Goldfinch and Mrs Crowbill. The illustrations show women wearing animal parts, or with their hair shaped like animals.

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