The Political Mrs. Partington
John Gordon Thomson (1841-1911)
Fun 57-58 (19 April 1893): 161
Text beneath the main caption: “The gallant attempt to sweep back the Irish Sea.”
Source: Hathi Digital Library Trust web version of a copy in the University of Minnesota library. A bearded figure shouts “Total ruin of the Hempire.”
The poem that accompanied the cartoon repeats the legend but dos not identify the satirized figures, one of whom is Joseph Chamberlain.
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