M994X.5.273.114 | Christmas Morning; or, The Political Stockings

 
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Christmas Morning; or, The Political Stockings
John Wilson Bengough
1886, 19th century
Ink on newsprint - Photoengraving
31.5 x 25.3 cm
Gift of Dr. Raymond Boyer
M994X.5.273.114
© McCord Museum
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Keywords:  Cartoon (19139) , politics (general) (2228) , Print (10661)
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In accordance with the time-honored custom Mr. Grip fills the stockings of his "proteges" with good things, in recognition of Christmas, which comes "but once a year." (Excerpt from: Bengough, John Wilson. A Caricature History of Canadian Politics: Events from the Union of 1841, as Illustrated by Cartoons from "Grip", and Various Other Sources. Toronto: The Grip Printing and Publishing Co, 1886.)

Cartoon originally published in Grip, December 26th, 1874