Save me from my friends!

Save me from my friends!. Punch (30 November 1878). Wood engraving.

“If at this moment it had been decided to invade the Ameer’s territory, we are acting in pursuance of a policy which in its intetion has been uniformly friendly to Afghanistan” — Times, Nov. 21.

The ruler of Kabul stands between the Russian bear and the British lion.

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Punch, or the London Charivari. (30 November 1878). Hathi Digital Library Trust online version of a copy in the University of Chicago Library. Web. 25 May 2017.

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