M994X.5.273.27 | Mr. Bowes and his Petticoated Friend Introduce their Candidate to the People

 
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Mr. Bowes and his Petticoated Friend Introduce their Candidate to the People
Anonyme - Anonymous
1886, 19th century
Ink on newsprint - Photoengraving
25.3 x 31.5 cm
Gift of Dr. Raymond Boyer
M994X.5.273.27
© McCord Museum
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Keywords:  Cartoon (19139) , Print (10661)
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Mr. Bowes appears to have enlisted the sympathies of the Roman Catholic hierarchy on the side of the Tory candidates by the usual means- glowing promises of special favors to that denomination. (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 Flysheet, 1857