There and (Not) Back!

John Tenniel


Wood engraving

Punch (14 September 1878): 114

This cartoon and the poem below that accompanied it refers to the collision on 3 September of a freighter and passenger ship that resulted in the loss of 600 lives, about a third of that number children on holiday excursions. See below for links to transcriptions of newspaper articles about the terrible accident.

Image and text from a Hathi Digital Library Trust online version of a copy of in the University of Chicago Library. Text and formating by George P. Landow

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