Gordon Thomson (fl. 1866-1886)

Wood engraving by the Dalziels

Fun (4 December 1878)

Gladstone in the garb of a young woman pleads, “O, stay!” the maiden said, ”and rest / Thy Tory head upon this breast!” Longfellow Improved edition, to which Disraeli responds, “A wink stood in his bright blue eye / But still he answered with the cry — ‘Afghanistan’”

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

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