Fortune and Mistfortune. Holiday Time or the Dead Season
John Gordon Thomson (1841-1911), artist
Dalziel Brothers, engravers
Fun (18 September 1878): 167
The cartoonist portrays Disraeli wearing the Crown with which he endowed him once he became Lord Beaconsfield. Relaxing in a hammock, Disraeli smokes a Turkish cigarette, a box of which lies open on a book entitled Lives of Great Men. In the distance appear tombstones inscribed with various disasters, including mine, railway, and ship accidents. — George P. Landow
Courtesy of the Suzy Covey Comic Book Collection in the George A. Smathers Libraries, University of Florida.
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