Self and Partner, 1873. Artist: Joseph Swain

Self and Partner, 1873. Artist: Joseph Swain

1-150-705 - The Cartoon Collector/Heritage-Images

Self and Partner, 1873. Mr Gladstone, Liberal Prime Minister, shakes hands warmly with Mr Gladstone, Chancellor of the Exchequer. This cartoon relates to the state of Mr Gladstone's government at the end of the last session of parliament in the summer of 1873. The Liberals were weakening, as illustrated by a recent by-election in Greenwich at which the Conservative candidate was returned with a very healthy majority. Gladstone was also experiencing problems with his own ministers and August 1873 saw a wide reshuffle which left Gladstone filling the roles of both Prime Minister and his own Chancellor. From Punch, or the London Charivari, September 20, 1873.


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Image Aliases

  1. 0350000543
  1. 1-150-705
  1. 1150705
  1. 20/09/1873
  1. 543

Maximum Image Size

Pixel Dimensions (W x H) : 3695x5101
File Size : 55,220kb

Image Information

Creator
  1. Joseph Swain, attributed to: British: Engraver
After
  1. John Tenniel: British: Artist, illustrator, painter
Subject
  1. William Ewart Gladstone: British: Prime Minister of Great Britain, politician
Medium
  1. Engraving
Picture Type
  1. Satire

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