At-Bay, 1880. Artist: Joseph Swain

At-Bay, 1880. Artist: Joseph Swain

1-150-825 - The Cartoon Collector/Heritage-Images

At-Bay, 1880. The British Lion holds a pack of wild dogs at bay. This cartoon relates to an attack in late December 1879 that was made upon the British at Cabul by Afghanistan. Britain's General Roberts withdrew his troops into the shelter of the Sherput Cantonment to await reinforcements. On 23rd December, the Afghans made a further attack, but were driven off. From Punch, or the London Charivari, January 1, 1880.

Image Details


  1. 03/01/1880
  1. 03/01/1880
  1. 0350000664
  1. 1-150-825
  1. 1150825
  1. 664

Digital Image Size

Pixel Dimensions (W x H) : 5588x3359
File Size : 54,991kb

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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