M994X.5.273.38 | The Canadian Autolycus

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The Canadian Autolycus
Anonyme - Anonymous
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)
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A playful allusion to Sir George E. Cartier's well-known fondness for official life and its stately surroundings, in anticipation of the opening of the Session at Ottawa on April 15th. (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 Diogenes, April 2nd, 1869