A Broad Hint for a Broad-Head
The Dalziels, engravers
Fun (13 July 1867): 189
British Workman (crushing the viper): — “We don’t want murdering vermin like you crawling among us!”
The poster in the background at top right, which bears the words “Diabolical Outrage — Reward,” refers to the so-called Sheffield “Outrages,” which, as Arthur Downing explains, “were perpetrated by the Saw Grinders Union under the orchestration of its secretary, William Broadhead.” [Continued below]
Courtesy of the Suzy Covey Comic Book Collection in the George A. Smathers Libraries, University of Florida.
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