Jeremy Diddlowe, 1872. Artist: Joseph Swain

Jeremy Diddlowe, 1872. Artist: Joseph Swain

1-150-651 - The Cartoon Collector/Heritage-Images

Jeremy Diddlowe, 1872. Robert Lowe, Gladstone's Chancellor of the Exchequer, is depicted as 'Jeremy Diddlowe'. He is presenting John Bull, the representative of the British people, with twopence. The Chancellor had just presented his Budget which, with a Surplus of some £3,500,000, gave a reduction in income tax of 2d in the pound. Mr Bull remains sceptical. From Punch, or the London Charivari, April 6, 1872.

Image Details


  1. 6/4/1872
  1. 0350000490
  1. 1-150-651
  1. 1150651
  1. 490
  1. 6/4/1872

Digital Image Size

Pixel Dimensions (W x H) : 3688x5111
File Size : 55,223kb

People Information

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

  1. Engraving

Picture Type
  1. Caricature
  2. Satire

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