Punch — 82.1882

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62 PUNCH, OR THE LONDON CHAPIVARI. [Februart n, 1882,

“about as hot as THEY MAKE ’EM.”

TIIE CORPORATION CASKET.

The gold casket votecl by the Common Conncil to Mr. Glaestone,
as a receptacle for the illnminated address presented to the Premier
a short time a_go, is now finished, and is quite a chaste thing. An
eloqnent description has been supplied to the daily papers, which if
it has a fault, deals too exclusively with the material envelope.
There is, if we may say so, too much body and too little soul—too
much casket and too little illuminated address. For example, it is
said, “the design, which is of pure classic character, has its severe
lines broken by Tuscan columns at either end.” This is emblematic,
-and what it means is clear enough, though it might just as well have
been explained. The “ severe lines ” are obviously those of the

Ministerial majority, which are from time to time broken at either
end by Tuscan columns, led by Lord Randolph or Mr. Healt.

“ The trophy is approached from either side by silver steps. withfigures in
gold at the fourcorners representing respeotively Eloquence, Justice, Industry,
and Law.”

Persons approacbing are reqnested to notice tbe mats at _the feet
of the steps, and to nse them diligently. It is only a rich Cor-
poration like that of London that can afford to have its trophies
approached by silver steps, and it is to be hoped there will he no
“nicking” with knives or other sharp instruments. Eloquence is
of course represented by Mr. GrLADSTONE; Justiee, hy the Home
Secretary (observe the bandages rouud the eyes) ; and Industry
by Mr. Childers. The other figure shows that the Oasket was

Werk/Gegenstand/Objekt

Titel

Titel/Objekt
"About as hot as they make 'em"
Weitere Titel/Paralleltitel
Punch
Quelle des Titels
Sachbegriff/Objekttyp
Grafik

Inschrift/Wasserzeichen

Aufbewahrung/Standort

Aufbewahrungsort/Standort (GND)
Universitätsbibliothek Heidelberg
Inv. Nr./Signatur
H 634-3 Folio

Objektbeschreibung

Objektbeschreibung
Bildbeschriftung: Clôture; Cold Water, Bill; The hot potato; Ireland

Maß-/Formatangaben

Auflage/Druckzustand

Werktitel/Werkverzeichnis

Herstellung/Entstehung

Künstler/Urheber/Hersteller (GND)
Sambourne, Linley
Entstehungsdatum
um 1882
Entstehungsdatum (normiert)
1877 - 1887
Entstehungsort (GND)
London

Auftrag

Publikation

Fund/Ausgrabung

Provenienz

Restaurierung

Sammlung Eingang

Ausstellung

Bearbeitung/Umgestaltung

Thema/Bildinhalt

Thema/Bildinhalt (GND)
Satirische Zeitschrift
Karikatur
Gladstone, William Ewart
Unabhängigkeitsbewegung
Irland
Gesetzentwurf
Hitze
Kaltwasser
Toby <the Dog, Fiktive Gestalt>
Kartoffel
Abkühlung

Literaturangabe

Rechte am Objekt

Aufnahmen/Reproduktionen

Künstler/Urheber (GND)
Universitätsbibliothek Heidelberg
Creditline
Punch, 82.1882, February 11, 1882, S. 62 Universitätsbibliothek Heidelberg
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