"Mostly they are clean-shaved, but I saw one the other day with a beard." She lifted a warning finger.
"The truth was revealed! My nose!"
So there you have it, quite the most nonsensical captions ever to accompany really rather lovely turn of the century illustrations from the constant source of Brocante inspiration that is The Girls Own Annual. Just the thing to brighten up the kind of Tuesday when you are imprisoned in your own home with a six year old suffering from a set of swollen glands that have quite transformed his face. Bless his little heart.
Have a gorgeous day won't you Housekeepers?