'Humpty Dumpty', 1878 (1895). Artist: Unknown

'Humpty Dumpty', 1878 (1895). Artist: Unknown

2-356-628 - The Print Collector/Heritage Images

'Humpty Dumpty', 1878 (1895). First rough pencil sketch for Punch cartoon Disraeli and Cyprus supporting a Humpty Dumpty figure representing the Ottoman Empire sitting on top of a wall representing the Asian frontier. Under the terms of the Cyprus Convention, a secret agreement negotiated by Britain and the Ottoman Empire, the Ottomans agreed to cede control of Cyprus to Britain in return for British support at the Congress of Berlin. A print from The Magazine of Art, Cassell and Company, Limited, London, Paris and Melbourne, 1895.

Image Details


  1. 0580021398
  1. 2-356-628
  1. 2356628

Digital Image Size

Pixel Dimensions (W x H) : 3532x4944
File Size : 51,159kb

People Information

  1. Unknown, attributed to: :
  1. John Tenniel: British: Artist, illustrator, painter
  1. Benjamin Disraeli: British: Statesman, novelist, prime minister

Picture Type
  1. Caricature
  2. Satire

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