The Blank Canvas
John Gordon Thomson (1841-1911), artist
Dalziel Brothers, engravers
Fun (2 January 1878): 9
Dizzy: — “H’m! What shall I paint — “The Purchase of Turkish Fleet,’ ‘The Annexation of Egypt or ‘The Declaration of War by Britannia.’”
The cartoonist portrays Disraeli wearing a crown, as he usually does in his work after Queen Victoria made him Lord Beaconsfield.
Courtesy of the Suzy Covey Comic Book Collection in the George A. Smathers Libraries, University of Florida.
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