The Man in Possession
Italy: — “When may I be allowed, Mr. Oracle, to come into my own drawing-room?”
Oracle: — “Oh! I shall stay as long as I like now your favourite has insulted me!”
Fun 28 (6 September 1862): 245
Courtesy of the Suzy Covey Comic Book Collection in the George A. Smathers Libraries, University of Florida.
Napoleon III, whom Fun always depicts with exaggerated mustachios, is shown betraying Italy with the symbols of the Papacy (the crossed keyes and triple hat) near him. — George P. Landow
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