Books Should Be Free is now
Loyal Books
Free Public Domain Audiobooks & eBook Downloads
Search by: Title, Author or Keyword

The Confessions of a Caricaturist, Vol. 2   By: (1854-1925)

Book cover

First Page:

[Illustration: AN ARTISTIC JOKE.

A London Slum. My Parody of the Venetian School. ]

THE CONFESSIONS OF A CARICATURIST

BY

HARRY FURNISS

ILLUSTRATED

VOLUME II

[Illustration]

NEW YORK AND LONDON:

HARPER & BROTHERS, PUBLISHERS.

1902.

BRADBURY, AGNEW, & CO. LD., PRINTERS,

LONDON AND TONBRIDGE.

All rights reserved.

December, 1901.

CONTENTS.

CHAPTER VIII.

THE ARTISTIC JOKE.

The First Idea How it was Made "Fire!" I am a Somnambulist My Workshop My Business "Partner" Not by Gainsborough Lord Leighton The Private View The Catalogue Sold Out How the R.A.'s Took It How a Critic Took It Curious Offers Mr. Sambourne as a Company Promoter A One man Show Punch's Mistake A Joke within a Joke My Offer to the Nation pp. 1 25

CHAPTER IX.

CONFESSIONS OF A COLUMBUS.

The Cause of my Cruise No Work The Atlantic Greyhound Irish Ship Irish Doctor Irish Visitors Queenstown A Surprise Fiddles Edward Lloyd Lib Chess The Syren The American Pilot Real and Ideal Red Tape Bribery Liberty The Floating Flower Show The Bouquet A Bath and a Bishop "Beastly Healthy" Entertainment for Shipwrecked Sailors Passengers Superstition.

AMERICA IN A HURRY Harry Columbus Furniss The Inky Inquisition First Impressions Trilby Tempting Offers Kidnapped Major Pond Sarony Ice James B. Brown Fire! An Explanation.

WASHINGTON Mr. French of Nowhere Sold Interviewed The Sporting Editor Hot Stuff The Capitol Congress House of Representatives The Page Boys The Agent Filibuster The "Reccard" A Pandemonium Interviewing the President.

CHICAGO The Windy City Blowers Niagara Water and Wood Darkness to Light My Vis à Vis Mr. Punch My Driver It Grows upon Me Inspiration Harnessing Niagara The Three Sisters Incline Railway Captain Webb.

TRAVELLING Tickets Thirst Sancho Panza Proclaimed States "The Amurrican Gurl" A Lady Interviewer The English Girl A Hair Restorer Twelfth Night Club Reception at a Ladies' Club The Great Presidential Election Sound Money v. Free Silver Slumland Detective O'Flaherty.

pp. 26 130

CHAPTER X.

AUSTRALIA.

Quarantined The Receiver General of Australia An Australian Guide book A Death Trap A Death Story The New Chum Commercial Confessions Mad Melbourne Hydrophobia Madness A Land Boom A Paper Panic Ruin.

SYDNEY The Confessions of a Legislator Federation Patrick Francis Moran.

ADELAIDE Wanted, a Harbour Wanted, an Expression Zoological Guinea pigs Paradise! Types Hell Fire Jack The Horse The Wrong Room! pp. 131 153

CHAPTER XI.

PLATFORM CONFESSIONS.

Lectures and Lecturers The Boy's Idea How to Deliver It The Professor The Actors My First Platform Smoke Cards On the Table Nurses Some Unrehearsed Effects Dress A Struggle with a Shirt A Struggle with a Bluebottle Sir William Harcourt Goes out My Lanternists Go Out Chairmen The Absent Chairman The Ideal Chairman The Political Chairman The Ignorant Chairman Chestnuts Misunderstood Advice to Those about to Lecture I am Overworked "'Arry to Harry." pp. 154 189

CHAPTER XII.

MY CONFESSIONS AS A "REFORMER."

Portraiture Past and Present The National Portrait Gallery Scandal Fashionable Portraiture The Price of an Autograph Marquis Tseng "So That's My Father!" Sala Attacks Me My Retort Du Maurier's Little Joke My Speech What I Said and What I Did Not Say Fury of Sala The Great Six Toe Trial Lockwood Serious My Little Joke Nottingham Again Prince of Journalists Royal Academy Antics An Earnest Confession My Object My Lady Oil Congratulations Confirmations The Tate Gallery The Proposed Banquet The P... Continue reading book >>




eBook Downloads
ePUB eBook
• iBooks for iPhone and iPad
• Nook
• Sony Reader
Kindle eBook
• Mobi file format for Kindle
Read eBook
• Load eBook in browser
Text File eBook
• Computers
• Windows
• Mac

Review this book



Popular Genres
More Genres
Languages
Paid Books