This frontispiece of The Comic Almanack shows schools for junior scoundrels. The Almanack was a compendium billed as ‘an ephemeris in jest and earnest’.
- Article by:
- The Gentle Author
- London, Popular culture
The Gentle Author explores Pierce Egan’s 19th-century bestseller, Life in London, in which Tom and Jerry's 'rambles and Sprees through the Metropolis' offer readers a unique glimpse into both high and low urban culture.