Punch,  54 (1868), 273.

Decorative Entomology



News-Commentary, Drollery


Entomology, Gender, Amusement

    Discusses the new women's fashion for wearing coleopetera, including a range of beetles worn on the head. Anticipates that other insects might be worn.

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