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Punch, or the London Charivari, Volume 101, July 4, 1891   By:

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"Punch, or the London Charivari, Volume 101, July 4, 1891" is a delightful collection of political cartoons, satirical essays, and humorous sketches that provide a fascinating glimpse into the social and political issues of the late 19th century. The illustrations are beautifully drawn and the writing is sharp and witty, making for an entertaining read. The periodical does a great job of poking fun at the politicians and public figures of the time, while also shedding light on important issues such as gender equality and social reform. Overall, this volume of Punch is a charming and insightful look at Victorian-era society that is sure to captivate history buffs and comedy enthusiasts alike.

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VOL. 101.

July 4, 1891.



Mr. PUNCH returns thanks for the anticipatory congratulations on the occasion of his Jubilee, and takes this opportunity of informing his friends which means Everybody Everywhere that the 50th anniversary of his natal day is July 18 prox. , which day Mr. PUNCH hereby gives full and entire permission to the aforesaid Everyone Everywhere to keep as a whole Holiday, and do in a general way, and to the utmost of their ability, just exactly what best pleases them.



["Mr. DE LISLE wished the Government to veto any pictures purchased under the Chantrey Bequest that did not meet with their approval." Daily Paper. ]

SCENE A Studio in the Royal Academy. The President and several Members of the Council waiting arrival of Government to inspect their most recent purchase.

President ( with assumed joviality ). Well, my dear Colleagues, I do not think exception can be taken to this composition. Simple and effective, is it not?

First Member of Council ( gloomily ). Oh, you never know! I think we ought to have opposed the admission of the Cabinet what should they know about Art?

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