One for his Nob

One for his Nob

John Gordon Thomson (1841-1911)

Fun (22 March 1873): 126

This cartoon presents a common view of navvies (or construction workers), who were known for being rambunctious, violent, andf often drunk.

Courtesy of the Suzy Covey Comic Book Collection in the George A. Smathers Libraries, University of Florida.

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