How to Take a Hint

Engraved and probably drawn by one of the Dalziel brothers

Fun (24 February 1866): 235

Courtesy of the Suzy Covey Comic Book Collection in the George A. Smathers Libraries, University of Florida.

Beneath the main caption: John Bull: — “Well, Mr. Peabody, after your second splendid donation, don»t you think it’s my turn to do something for the poor?”

This cartoon refers to the great generosity of the American philanthropist George Peabody, who built housing for the poor, while encouraging England to do the same.

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