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Original CARTOON from PUNCH Magazine

"The Problem of Unemployment"


By: L. (Leonard) Raven-Hill (artist)
Date: November 21, 1923
Published: Punch Magazine [London]
Size (Details): (approx. 8x10 inches)

Category: Ephemera
From: Churchill at Chartwell
Item Number: 202699

Description: This original cartoon from the British humor magazine, Punch, dated, November 21, 1923, in very good condition. The caption reads:
"Policeman at Downing Street. ‘Now, then, what do you want?' Chorus of unemployed. (Lord Birkenhead, Mr. Chamberlain, Mr. Churchill and Sir Donald Maclean) ‘We've come to thank the prime minister for giving us the chance of a job.'"
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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