'Extraordinary Mildness of The Political Season', 1869. Artist: John Tenniel

'Extraordinary Mildness of The Political Season', 1869. Artist: John Tenniel

1-150-562 - The Cartoon Collector/Heritage-Images

'Extraordinary Mildness of The Political Season', 1869. The new Prime Minister, Gladstone, meets with the former Prime Minister, Disraeli. The new session of parliament had just started and, in this cartoon, the two men present each other with flowery compliments. However, each man hides behind his back the birch with which he hopes to belabour the opposition during the new session. From Punch, or the London Charivari, February 27, 1869.


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Image Aliases

  1. 0350000399
  1. 1-150-562
  1. 1150562
  1. 27/02/1869
  1. 399

Maximum Image Size

Pixel Dimensions (W x H) : 3673x5132
File Size : 55,225kb

Image Information

Creator
  1. John Tenniel, attributed to: British: Artist, illustrator, painter
Subject
  1. Benjamin Disraeli: British: Statesman, novelist, prime minister
  2. William Ewart Gladstone: British: Prime Minister of Great Britain, politician
Medium
  1. Engraving
Picture Type
  1. Caricature
  2. Satire

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