Tuesday, 10 January 2012

Old illustration silliness

I've become obsessed with browsing old books on Project Gutenberg. Some of the stuff one finds is bizarre, some is wonderful, and some is just a hoot.

I particularly love seeing old illustrations, and my brain, being my brain, tends to add captions to some of said images.

Case in point :- This image comes from "L'Illustration, No. 0409, 27 D├ęcembre 1850" . This is what I imagined was playing out when I saw it:

It still makes me giggle.

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