Concert of cats.
(Here attributed to Pieter Brueghel, but in fact from a painting usually attributed to) Jan Brueghel, from The Repository of arts, literature, commerce, manufactures, fashions and politics, London, 1817.
And quaint old songs their fathers sung.
Mary A. Hallock Foote, from Mabel Martin: a harvest idyl, by John Greenleaf Whittier, Boston, 1876.
They’re not treated as badly as you would think, but their condition is changed in a strange way.
Gustave Doré, from Œuvres de François Rabelais (Works of François Rabelais), Paris, 1854.
Frederick Walker, from Life and letters of Frederick Walker, by John George Marks, London, 1896.
Women playing drums (XII century).
From Dictionnaire raisonné du mobilier français de l’époque carlovingienne à la Renaissance (Reasoned dictionary of French furniture from the Carolingian era to the Renaissance), vol. 2 by E. Viollet-Le-Duc. Paris, 1873.
A band of whimsical musicians.
Henry Gerbault, from Les éreintés de la vie (Life’s shattered ones), by Félicien Champsaur, Paris, 1888.
Tu t’en repentiras, Colin.
George du Maurier, from Wives and daughters : an every-day story vol. 1, by Elizabeth Cleghorn Gaskell, London, 1866.