'Cape to Cairo', 1899. Artist: John Tenniel

'Cape to Cairo', 1899.  Artist: John Tenniel

1-148-820 - Ann Ronan Picture Library/Heritage-Images

'Cape to Cairo', 1899. Cecil Rhodes asking the German Emperor Wilhelm II for permission for the Cape to Cairo telegraph line to be laid across German territories in Africa. Kaiser Bill agrees, so long as he benefits from it. Cartoon from 'Punch'. (London, 22 March 1899).


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Image Aliases

  1. 006266
  1. 0390006378
  1. 1-148-820
  1. 1148820
  1. 6378
  1. 006266

Maximum Image Size

Pixel Dimensions (W x H) : 2896x3868
File Size : 32,818kb

Image Information

Creator
  1. John Tenniel, attributed to: British: Artist, illustrator, painter
Subject
  1. Cecil Rhodes: British: Imperialist
  2. William II: German: Emperor, King
Medium
  1. Engraving
Picture Type
  1. Caricature
  2. Satire

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