La Moustache, 1815


As it turns out, waiting until someone falls asleep and then drawing a fake moustache on them is not a new phenomenon – still hilarious after 200 years. Nice to see some immature nineteenth-century behaviour immortalised in print…


(not entirely relevant but couldn’t resist sharing – a Movember double whammy)

Image: Detail from ‘La Moustache’ (c.1815-45)

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