The Last Straw

The Last Straw

John Gordon Thomson (1841-1911)

The British Farmer (between Railway rates and Foreign Competition). —

“How happy could I be with Neither.
And both those dear charmers away.”

The foreign competition is from the United States, as the figure at left in boots, straw hats, and jacket emblazoned with stars makes clear.

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Fun 57 (25 January 1893): 37

Source: Hathi Digital Library Trust web version of a copy in the Princeton University library.

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