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An uneven game

Author:
Zimmerman, Eugene, 1862-1935
Date:
1885-04-29
Description:
William E. Gladstone stands on the balcony of a building where the windows are labeled "Pride, Prestige, Supremacy in India, Commerce, British Empire, [and] Control of the Afghan Frontier" (which is above two broken windows). On the ground is a thug identified as a "Russian Rapscallion" who is about to throw a rock at "Gladstone" and the "British Empire." In the background is a wretched hovel labeled "Russia." Caption: The Russian rapscallion has no windows of his own, and he can afford to throw stones at the house of the respectable Briton.
Subject:
International relations, Rocks, Great Britain, Russia (Federation), Gladstone, W. E. (William Ewart), 1809-1898
Partner:
Theodore Roosevelt Center
Rights:
These images are presented through a cooperative effort between the Library of Congress and Dickinson State University. No known restrictions on publication.
Source:
http://www.theodorerooseveltcenter.org/Research/Digital-Library/Record?libID=o288028
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