'The New Head Master', 1868. Artist: John Tenniel

'The New Head Master', 1868. Artist: John Tenniel

1-150-533 - The Cartoon Collector/Heritage-Images

'The New Head Master', 1868. The Conservative Prime Minister, Lord Derby, resigned from office at the end of February 1868 due to failing health. The mantle, or in this case the birch, of power was handed over to the Chancellor of the Exchequer, Benjamin Disraeli. Wearing the cap and gown of the Principal, Disraeli is pleased to accept the challenge. From Punch, or the London Charivari, March 7, 1868.

Image Details


  1. 07/03/1868
  1. 0350000370
  1. 07/03/1868
  1. 1-150-533
  1. 1150533
  1. 370

Digital Image Size

Pixel Dimensions (W x H) : 3670x5140
File Size : 55,266kb

People Information

  1. John Tenniel, attributed to: British: Artist, illustrator, painter
  1. Benjamin Disraeli: British: Statesman, novelist, prime minister
  2. Edward Stanley, 15th Earl of Derby: British: Politician

  1. Engraving

Picture Type
  1. Caricature
  2. Satire

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