How Jack makes the Turk useful at Balaclava. John Leech. Wood engraving from Punch 18 (1855): 4. Leech's casual racism, which depicts the Turks as worth little more than beasts of burden, contrasts with an earlier Punch cartoon, The Four Points, which treats Turkey as an equal. [Click on image to enlarge it.]

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