Have you seen the Shah?

Punch’s Essence of Parliament

Linley Sambourne

Punch 65 (19 July 1873): 2

Sambourne used this stylised LS (bottom left) for several years

Here, Disraeli uses a mirror to shine an intense light on Gladstone, asking “Have you seen the Shah?”

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