'Following a Bad Lead', 1870. Artist: Joseph Swain

'Following a Bad Lead', 1870. Artist: Joseph Swain

1-150-617 - The Cartoon Collector/Heritage-Images

'Following a Bad Lead', 1870. John Bull exclaims Hullo, Gentlemen! Two Revokes! You'll Lose the game by Tricks John Bull, the representative of the British people, is shown playing cards with Russia (right) and Luxembourg (left). Russia had recently issued its declaration to renege on the terms of the 1856 Paris Treaty which prohibited it claiming any sovereignty over the Black Sea. From Punch, or the London Charivari, December 24, 1870.

Image Details


  1. 24/12/1870
  1. 0350000454
  1. 1-150-617
  1. 1150617
  1. 24/12/1870
  1. 454

Digital Image Size

Pixel Dimensions (W x H) : 4912x3826
File Size : 55,059kb

People Information

  1. Joseph Swain, attributed to: British: Engraver
  1. John Tenniel: British: Artist, illustrator, painter

  1. Engraving

Picture Type
  1. Satire

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