[The China question].

"JOHN CHINAMAN, precious little innocent pet as he is in the eyes of the BISHOP OF OXFORD, is becoming a terrible nuisance to everybody else, including the China-Coalition."

Wood engraving

"Essence of Parliament," "Punch (21 March 1857): 111

The cartoonist mocks the defense of the Chinese by Samuel Wlberforce, Bishop of Oxford, just as it had Richard Cobden's pro-Chinese sentiments.

Related cartoons on China

  • The China Question, January to June 1857
  • A Lesson to John Chinaman
  • The Great Chinese Warriors Dah-Bee and Cob-Deb
  • Cobdenisms
  • Scanned image by Philip V. Allingham; text by George P. Landow

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