Illustrations from the Jno. J Mitchell Publishing Company’s The Sartorial Art Journal, intended to assist tailors in their consultations with clients about bespoke menswear. I’m assuming they weren’t intended to be but these look rather homoerotic to me, in their own splendidly buttoned-up fin de siécle kind of way. Check out this little cruise:
They’re still together in July of 1907. Lovely. And they’ve still got that spark, if the gentleman on the left’s undisguised admiration for Captain Moustache is anything to judge by.