by Clare Briggs · June 4, 2020
Clare Briggs is a famous cartoonist who lived from 1875 to 1930. Poems by Wilbur Nesbitt.
October 29, 2014
June 26, 2017
April 16, 2019
The Egyptian panel is a delight. And since this is ’09, this means that it’s still more than a decade before King Tut’s Tomb was found.
Also, it’s always illuminating when people say ‘during the war’ without having to name the exact war.
ETA – Egyptology was hugely fashionable in this era, iirc. The actual house that Downton Abby is filmed in is filled with Egyptian artifacts.
Eta2 – I think it started with Napoleon.
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