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Mr. Punch's Notes. - The March Past in Correct Time (Punch, April 6, 1889), April 6, 1889
Ink on paper
9 3/4 x 7 1/16 in.

Object Type: Print
Technique: Lithography
Credit Line: Gift of Katherine T. Janney in honor of W.L. Janney
Accession Number: 2008.8.13

Handwritten note in lower left by Werner L. Janney: "John Bright, MP, + a Friend, died March 27, 1889"

Object Description
Cartoon from page 158 of the April 6, 1889 issue of Punch, or The London Charivari. Center picture shows a woman (most likely Britannia) playing bagpipes; cartoon representations of recent events surround her. On the left side, a cartoon shows a classical figure weeping over the tomb of John Bright, a Quaker who served in the British Parliament as President of the Board of Trade (1868-1871) and Chancellor of the Duchy of Lancaster (1873-1874). He is famed as one of the great orators of his generation and for his participation int he Anti-Corn League.

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