St. Patrick struggling with the reptiles

St. Patrick struggling with the reptiles

John Gordon Thomson (1841-1911)

Fun 57-58 (15 March 1893): 111

Text beneath the title: “Respectfully adapted from Sir F. Leighton, R. R. A.” Gladstone, dressed as St. Patrick, who according to legend drove snakes out of Ireland, wears a mitre labeled “Majority” while struggling with a giant serpent labelled “opposition” on whose tail appears the head of a king who looks suspiciously like the future Edward VII while Joseph Chamberlain and another politician appear at its head. [Continued below]

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