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Original CARTOON from PUNCH Magazine

"The Geography Lesson"


By: L. (Leonard) Raven-Hill (artist)
Date: June 5, 1912
Published: Punch Magazine [London]
Size (Details): (approx. 8 x 10 inches)

Category: Ephemera
From: Churchill at Chartwell
Item Number: 202683

Description: This original cartoon from the British humor magazine Punch, dated June 5, 1912, is in very good condition. The caption reads:
"Dr. Kitchener. ‘Now, what do you know about the Mediterranean?' Master Churchill. ‘Well it looks a nice place for ships; but to tell you the truth we've been concentrating our attention on the North Sea lately, haven't we Herbert?' Master Asquith. "That is so.'"
It was drawn by the noted political cartoonist, L. Raven-Hill, who also illustrated STALKY AND CO. for Rudyard Kipling and KIPPS for H.G. Wells.

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Bibliographic numbers (in parentheses) are from Frederick Woods' original Churchill bibliography (Woods), as emended by Richard Langworth in his Connoisseur's Guide; and from the new, greatly expanded Churchill bibliography by Ronald Cohen (Cohen).










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