Dressing for an Oxford Bal Masque
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Evolution, Human Development, Supernaturalism, Religion, Natural Theology, Politics, Universities
Shows Benjamin Disraeli, clad in large angel wings, a star-spangled robe, and floral headdress, admiring himself in a full-length mirror. The caption quotes from Disraeli's recent address to the University of Oxford: 'The question is, is man an ape or an angel? (A Laugh) Now, I am on the side of the angels. (Cheers)'.
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