Punch,  38 (1860), [121].

The New Russell Six-Pounder



Illustration, Drollery

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Military Technology, Politics, Government

    Shows Lord John Russell as an artillery officer igniting a cannon marked 'REFORM BILL'. Playing on the different meanings of the word 'pounds', the political 'range' of the gun is clearly being tested, as it points into a bay containing flags marked '6 pounds Suffrage', 'Household Suffrage', and 'Universal Suffrage'.

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