'The Popular Poll-Parrot', 1866. Artist: John Tenniel

'The Popular Poll-Parrot', 1866. Artist: John Tenniel

1-150-476 - The Cartoon Collector/Heritage-Images

'The Popular Poll-Parrot', 1866. The poll-parrot is perched on the bar of universal suffrage, reflecting the continuing agitation of the Reformists for Parliamentary Reform. Naughty Bob Lowe refers to Robert Lowe, the Liberal MP whose opposition to reform had had the effect of finally bringing down his own party's administration. From Punch, or the London Charivari, October 20, 1866.

Image Details


  1. 20/10/1866
  1. 0350000311
  1. 1-150-476
  1. 1150476
  1. 20/10/1866
  1. 311

Digital Image Size

Pixel Dimensions (W x H) : 3666x5139
File Size : 55,195kb

People Information

  1. John Tenniel, attributed to: British: Artist, illustrator, painter
  1. Robert Lowe: British: politician, Chancellor of the Exchequer

  1. Engraving

Picture Type
  1. Satire
  2. Caricature

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