Punch,  57 (1869), 148.

Studies of Animal Life  [1/3]

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Illustration, Drollery, Serial

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Zoology, Animal Behaviour, Gender, Domestic Economy

    With a title parodying Lewes 1862, this illustration shows a Victorian parlour in which four female domestic servants stand back in terror at a tiny toad. The caption that this is 'The Common Toad (Bufo disgustans)'.

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