At Work Again.

At Work Again.

John Gordon Thomson (1841-1911), artist

Dalziel Brothers, engravers

Fun (19 April 1882): 161

Courtesy of the Suzy Covey Comic Book Collection in the George A. Smathers Libraries, University of Florida.

Gladstone, garbed as a gymnast or carnival strongman, juggles a cannon ball (the budget), one knife labeled “The Irish Question,” and another labelled “clôture” — he’s racing against time before the parliamentary session ends.

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