Monday, February 22, 2010

Neat old French cartoon

This is from an 1886 issue of La Caricature. I think it translates as "Force of habit."

It didn't say who the subject was. Perhaps a retiring general from 1886 current events that "everyone" knew. (Caran D'Ache was the artist.)

I like the 1830s-1840s uniforms and the sentiment.

If you like old illustrations, try this link for La Caricature. Issues go from 1881 to 1904.

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