'A Momentous Question!', 1883. Artist: Joseph Swain

'A Momentous Question!', 1883. Artist: Joseph Swain

1-150-916 - The Cartoon Collector/Heritage-Images

'A Momentous Question!', 1883. Czar Alexander III of Russia is majestic following his coronation. On one side is the representative of Constitutional Liberty and, on the other, Despotism. Whilst his coronation had been complete with pomp and celebration, he had not used the occasion to promise any constitutional reform. From Punch, or the London Charivari, June 2, 1883.


Image Details


Aliases

  1. 2/6/1883
  1. 0350000757
  1. 1-150-916
  1. 1150916
  1. 2/6/1883
  1. 757

Digital Image Size

Pixel Dimensions (W x H) : 4944x3816
File Size : 55,273kb


People Information

Creator
  1. Joseph Swain, attributed to: British: Engraver
After
  1. John Tenniel: British: Artist, illustrator, painter
Subject
  1. Alexander III: Russian: Emperor

Medium
  1. Engraving

Picture Type
  1. Caricature
  2. Satire

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