The Pet of the Barley

The Pet of the Barley

Edward Linley Sambourne (1844-1910)

Wood engraving

Punch (9 October 1880): 166

Punch’s Fancy Portraits No. 2

“In his celebrated Hop-Scotch performance, executing a lively Malt-Tax Measure.” The caricature shows Gladstone (dressed as a cheerful Scotsman) under whose government this tax was reduced.

Scan and caption material by George P. Landow, with additional comment by Shirley Nicholson.

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