“Caught in the Act

Caught in the Act

John Gordon Thomson (1841-1911)

Dalziel Brothers, engravers

Fun (7 September 1887): 103

Grand Old Keeper [Gladstone] (suddenly making his appearance): —“Och Mon, yy’re blazing awa’ fine and early at them Irish peasnats. Whar’s yer leecence?”

Cockney Sportsman [Salisbury]: — “License be blowed. My name is majority, and I shall do as I like and sho0t what I like.”

  • Robert Arthur Talbot Gascoyne-Cecil, 3rd Marquess of Salisbury (1830-1903)
  • William E. Gladstone
  • Fun on Ireland
  • Courtesy of the Suzy Covey Comic Book Collection in the George A. Smathers Libraries, University of Florida.

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