M994X.5.273.138 | The Political Samson Grinding for the Philistines

 
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The Political Samson Grinding for the Philistines
John Wilson Bengough
1886, 19th century
Ink on newsprint - Photoengraving
31.5 x 25.3 cm
Gift of Dr. Raymond Boyer
M994X.5.273.138
© McCord Museum
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Keywords:  Cartoon (19139) , politics (general) (2228) , Print (10661)
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Mr. Blake had settled down into a steady and efficient Member of the Administration, though the popular belief was that his heart was not really in his toil. (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, March 25th, 1876