M994X.5.273.132 | Canadian Politics: A Picture for the "Parties"
Canadian Politics: A Picture for the "Parties"
John Wilson Bengough
1886, 19th century
Ink on newsprint - Photoengraving
31.5 x 25.3 cm
Gift of Dr. Raymond Boyer
© McCord Museum
Keywords: Cartoon (19139) , politics (general) (2228) , Print (10661)
Keys to History
Mr. Goldwin Smith continued his attacks upon Partyism with unabated vigor in the columns of the "Nation" and the "Canadian Monthly", his contention being that the chief end and aim of both "factions" was office. (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, September 25th, 1875