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British benevolence

Keppler, Joseph Ferdinand, 1838-1894
Print shows an oversized British Lion wearing boxing gloves labeled "Army" and "Navy," standing over its most recent victim labeled "Egyptian." Trailing off to the left are other victims labeled "Ashantee, Afghan, Boer, [and] Zulu." Standing on the right is a diminutive Irishman pulling on boxing gloves labeled "Fenian." Caption: "It is painful to be obliged to use force against the weak." --Earl Granville in House of Lords.
Lions, International relations, Boxing, Giants--Folklore, Charity, Relations with Great Britain, Great Britain
Theodore Roosevelt Center
These images are presented through a cooperative effort between the Library of Congress and Dickinson State University. No known restrictions on publication.
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