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Original CARTOON from PUNCH Magazine

"A Ministry of Sport"


$85.00

By: L. (Leonard) Raven-Hill (artist)
Date: August 27, 1913
Published: Punch Magazine [London]
Size (Details): (approx. 8 x 10 inches)

Category: Ephemera
From: Churchill at Chartwell
Item Number: 202689

Description: This original cartoon from the British humor magazine Punch, dated August 27, 1913, is in very good condition. The caption reads:
"Mr. Punch (Inspecting Candidates for the new Department) ‘Selection is invidious where everyone is so eligible; but, all things considered. I shall plump (if I may use the expression without offense) for Haldane.' [There is talk of our following the lead of Russia and establishing a Ministerial Department of Sport]"
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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