Taxation and Civilization

Taxation and Civilization. Source: Fun. (20 May 1865): 4. Courtesy of the Suzy Covey Comic Book Collection in the George A. Smathers Libraries, University of Florida. Click on image to enlarge it.

Scene: Somerset House.

Member of the Moral Force (to Cabby who has been severely handled by the Inland Revenue): — “Too heavy? Oh, nonsense! Unless we taxes a man well he returns to the untootered svagae!”

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Last modified 21 February 2016