Sunday, January 02, 2022
Wish You Were Here, from Charles Dana Gibson
Here's a Charles Dana Gibson card from the British postcard firm, Henderson and Sons. Others that I've seen are numbered, but this one isn't. It features one of Gibson's more famous cartoons, "The Expert." The expressions on the three subjects make this a real tour-de-force.
Labels: Wish You Were Here
The allegory is Cupid is a heart specialist, or, expert, like a doctor,and using a stethescope makes the connection.
Weren't the Victorians precious?