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Welcome the Coming Speed the Parting !
John Henry Walker (1831-1899)
1886, 19th century
Ink on newsprint - Photoengraving
25.3 x 31.5 cm
Gift of Dr. Raymond Boyer
© McCord Museum
Keywords:  Cartoon (19139) , politics (general) (2228) , Print (10661)
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Keys to History

About this time Hon. (now Sir) John Rose, late Minister of Finance in the Dominion Government, left Canada to take up residence in England, where he still resides. Sir Alexander Galt, Mr. Rose's predecessor in the Finance Department, had recently re-entered public life. Both gentlemen had long been prominent citizens of Montreal. (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, July 23rd, 1869