Punch,  12 (1847), 251.

A Dangerous Character

John Leech


Illustration, Caricature

Relevant illustrations:



John Leech *


Railways, Pollution, Public Health, Politics, Government

    Depicts Charles de L W Sibthorp (a notorious opponent of railway extension) as a policeman leading a railway locomotive 'to the House' because this machine, here shown belching thick plumes of black smoke, has 'done quite mischief enough'.

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