Shandley and Tweed's Rehearsal
Nast depicts Shandley and Tweed rehearsing A Mid Summer Night's Dream where Shandley is Puck. Shandley (as Puck): "Allow me to immortalize you, Boss!" Tweed (realizing his part): "I most emphatically and decidedly object to it. I am not deficient in common-sense."
Paine, Albert Bigelow Th. Nast: His Period and His Pictures (New York, NY: The Macmillan Company, 1904)
Courtesy the private collection of Roy Winkelman