I absolutely love cartoons, especially historic ones. In such a case we get even more powerful humor. That of the era the cartoon was originally created at and the new era. It's funny to look at cartoons in retrospect.
The cartoon on your left is accompanied by the following text:
Old fashioned party (with old fashioned prejudices):
"Ah! Very clever. I dare say. But I see it's written by a lady. And I want a book that my daughters may read. Give me something else!" Isn't it lovely?