This is 1864!
Fun (21 September 1864): 15
Peterborough: — “Eh, hor! Eh, hor! It’s all very well, Mr. Colenso, but you don’t preach here! [continued below]
This depiction of a muzzled Bishop Colenso comments on one of the more explosive religious issues of mid-Victorian Britain — whether or not the Bible was literally true in every word and every detail, even in its English translation. [continued below]
Source: Suzy Covey Comic Book Collection in the George A. Smathers Libraries, University of Florida.
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