Studies of Animal Life [1/3]
D M *
Illustration, Drollery, Serial
D M *
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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