Argumentum ad Pocketum

Argumentum ad Pocketum

John Tenniel, artist

Swain, engraver

Punch (9 October 1880)

Mr. Bull. “If you»s Only Pay One Per Cent. on ‘Those Bonds,’ You’s Have the Sympathy of The Whole of Europe — Whatever Happens!!

Poor naive John Bull tries of convince the Turkish Sultan to pay back a miniscule part of the overdue loans (for which Turkey has no money). And England and the Europeans continue to lend Turkey money.

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