Fun (26 March 1864): 14. Engraving. Courtesy of the Suzy Covey Comic Book Collection in the George A. Smathers Libraries, University of Florida. Click on image to enlarge it.
Irreverent Sweep: —“Ain’t e a jolly old guy!”
[N.B. — It is supposed that the Church Dignitary omitted the customary donation.]
In a totlly unsentimental and perhaps all the more cutting way, this cartoon suggests the failure of the church, with all its missionary zeal, to provide charity at home.
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