The Queen in France

The Queen in France. Alfred Crowquill. Wood engraving by the Dalziels. 2¼ x 3½ inches. Source: Merry Pictures by the Comic Hands of H. K. Browne, Crowquill, etc., 15. Click on image to enlarge it.

Britain and France scrutinize each other on two sides of the Channel; a paddle-streamer toils through the choppy water (both real and political) in the space between them. Though not powerfully drawn, the illustration conveys its idea with economy and directness.

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