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A quack doctor selling remedies from his caravan; satirizing

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Date

1889

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    The travelling quack. St. Stephen's Review presentation cartoon June 22nd 1889.. Tom Merry del et lith.

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      W.E. Gladstone as a quack doctor selling remedies from his caravan; representing his advocacy of the Home Rule Bill in Parliament. Chromolithograph by T. Merry, 1889.

      Gladstone holds up 'Home Rule Ointment' and his caravan bears various inscriptions: 'Dr. Gladstone's infallible Home Rule Ointment', 'The heart Midlothian', 'Gladstonia glamour', 'Capacity of a radical voters stomach'




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