A Very Greasy Pole

A Very Greasy Pole

John Tenniel

1866

Wood engraving

Punch (866)

The cartoonist shows John Bright, who led the fights to repeal the Corn Laws in the 1840s and that to extend the right to vote in the '60s, using the Reform Bill as a way of gaining popularity.

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