The Popular Poll-Parrot

The Popular Poll-Parrot

John Tenniel


Wood engraving

Punch (20 October 1867)

Signed with monogram lower left

Parrot Song. “Pretty Democra-a-ts! Take ’em to the Poll! Naughty Bob Lowe! Schgree—e—e—yx!!!”

Robert Lowe, 1st Viscount Sherbrooke (1811–1892), who served as Chancellor of the Exchequer in Gladstone’s cabinet, opposed electoral reform (Wikipedia).

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