Punch,  59 (1870), [27].

The Education Problem

J T *


Illustration, Caricature

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J T *


Education, Mathematics, Government, Politics

    Shows William E Forster as a pupil standing in a classroom before the schoolmistress, Britannia, who sits in a chair and asks how he has progressed in his mathematics problem. According to the caption, 'Master' Forster claims that he has solved the problem and has done so by reducing 'all the fractions to the lowest common denomination'. Britannia is impressed and tells Forster: 'Good Boy! Go up!'. Forster then 'enters the Cabinet'.

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