'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).


Image Details


Aliases

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

Digital Image Size

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


People 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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