A group of ladies appear to be waiting for someone in this vintage black and white image. As far as drawings of women go, this public domain image is quite complex and interesting.
George Routledge and Sons published the book where this drawing is from around 1879. It was part of an otherwise unattributed work entitled Little Snowdrop’s Picture Book.
This image is copyright free and in the public domain anywhere that extends copyrights 70 years after death or at least 120 years after publication when the original illustrator is unknown.