Temple Bar Memorial

Harry Furniss

30 October 1880

Small cartoon in second column

"Take away that Bauble!"


Furniss imagines the Memorial being wheeled into place and wreaking havoc on pedestrians and cabs alike, with the figure of Victoria being wrenched off into the bargain. Mr Punch, as a policeman, waves his baton importantly, and Toby, Punch's dog, sniffs at one of the wheels. [Click on the image to enlarge it.]

Scanned image and text by Jacqueline Banerjee.

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