Punch's Essence of Parliament
Regular Feature, Illustration, Caricature
Astronomy, Politics, Government
Shows the sun, in which there appears the face of Edward H Stanley (Lord Stanley), being eclipsed by the face of his father, Prime Minister Edward G G S Stanley (14th Earl of Derby), which is made to form part of the mountainous surface of the moon. This is a reference to Lord Stanley's appointment to the position of Colonial Secretary in his father's cabinet, and also to the imminent 'Great Solar Eclipse' of 15 March.
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