St. Valentine’s Day
John Gordon Thomson (1841-1911)
Fun 57-58 (15 February 1893): 47
Source: Hathi Digital Library Trust web version of a copy in the University of Minnesota library.
See below for the poem that accompanies this editorial cartoon: (52).
The editorial cartoon’s subtitle — “The Pillar of the State” — is a pun on the pillar box, which here forms Gladstone’s body. A pillar box is what Britons call a post box and Americans a mailbox. [continued below]
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