A common cold germ asking the father of a neurasthenia bacillus if he can marry her; he is refused on account of the social gap between them. Pen drawing by C. Harrison, 1913.
- Harrison, Charles, active 1920.
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Dialogue includes: Proud parent "You cannot have my daughter the social gulf is too wide remember you are a mere germ of a common cold - she is a bacillus of neurasthenia."
1 drawing : pen and ink, with grey wash ; border 21.1 x 29.6 cm
In the microbe world. Asking papa. C. Harrison.
Wellcome Library no. 15727i
Artist's address is inscribed in pencil: With C Harrison comple 18 Warmhold Rd Shepherds Bush