Bonnie Bar-gee: "The Corporation proposes placing a Memorial Stone on the site of Temple Bar, in the middle of the roadway"
Edward Linley Sambourne (1844-1910)
Punch (18 September 1880): 122
Punch lambasted the proposal to remember the old Temple Bar in this way, considering it to be a recipe for traffic jams. The cartoon shows the old Temple Bar hovering around, looking miserable, and the new structure looking quite ridiculous. [Commentary continues below].