In Training for St. Stephen’s”

In Training for St. Stephen’s

Initialed lower right “JWL”

Johnny: — “That’s yer style, Pam. Go it right from the shoulder, my rose-bud! We'll show ’em what metal is!”

Lord John Russell, here depicted as a diminutive boxing manager, urges Lord Palmerston to take an aggressive tack in Parliament (St. Stephen’s). As foreign secretary (1859-1865) under Palmerston, he supported Italian Unification and antagonised the United States during the American Civil War by actions that seemed to favour the Confederacy.

Fun (20 January 1866): 185

Source: Hathi Digital Library Trust web version of a copy in the Princeton University library.

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  • Lord John Russell (1792-1878)
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