Here's a sly dog...
Posted by The Mysterious H.C. on September 12, 1998 at 11:40:04:
He knows that under cover of teaching her to ice-skate, he can hold her and clasp her hand without being thought improper or forward. By the way, her skirt length and footwear don't seem too practical for ice-skating (even given that the skates seem to be tied on beneath one's regular shoes...).
(Plate re-colored when printed in Fischel and Boehn's Modes and Manners of the Nineteenth Century, 1909)
- the skates Lise 13:40:07 9/12/98 (0)
- I like the expressions in their eyes--quite sweet! NFM SuzanneR 13:33:18 9/12/98 (0)
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