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Sir Leander Jameson ill in bed being visited by Dr. Punch; representing Jameson's involvement with the disastrous Transvaal campaign which heralded the Boer War. Wood engraving after Sir E.L. Sambourne, 1896.

Sambourne, Linley, 1844-1910.
Date
1896

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view Sir Leander Jameson ill in bed being visited by Dr. Punch; representing Jameson's involvement with the disastrous Transvaal campaign which heralded the Boer War. Wood engraving after Sir E.L. Sambourne, 1896.
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Credit: Sir Leander Jameson ill in bed being visited by Dr. Punch; representing Jameson's involvement with the disastrous Transvaal campaign which heralded the Boer War. Wood engraving after Sir E.L. Sambourne, 1896. Credit: Wellcome Collection. Attribution 4.0 International (CC BY 4.0)


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Description

Dialogue includes: Dr. Punch. "Plenty of fresh air and as much exercise as possible to be taken freely!" ["Dr. Jameson's painful indisposition we feel sure will be lamented in the Transvaal as much as in this country .... nor will the most exacting of his enemies complain if he is released, for reasons of health, before the expiration of his sentence." - Standard, November 28. "I am in a position to state that President Kruger personally is not opposed to the release of Dr. Jameson." - From Pretoria. Daily Telegraph, November 28. (Dr. Jameson was President Kruger's doctor, and saved his life.)]

Lettering

Dr. Punch's prescription for Dr. Jim. Sambourne delin.

Publication/Creation

[London], 1896.

Physical description

1 print : wood engraving ; border 18 x 24 cm

Reference

Wellcome Library no. 14313i

Language

  • English


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