M994X.5.273.164 | The Danger of Dissolution

 
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The Danger of Dissolution
John Wilson Bengough
1886, 19th century
Ink on newsprint - Photoengraving
31.5 x 25.3 cm
Gift of Dr. Raymond Boyer
M994X.5.273.164
© McCord Museum
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Keywords:  Cartoon (19139) , politics (general) (2228) , Print (10661)
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The Conservative reaction having now unquestionably set in, the "Mail" boldly challenged the Government to dissolve the House and appeal to the country. (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, May 19th, 1877