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Eastward ho!

December 31, 1901
Partridge, Bernard, 1861-1945, artist
Babur II 1881-1920

Eastward ho!



Subject Headings - Kitchener, Horatio Herbert Kitchener,--Earl,--1850-1916 - Britannia--1900-1910 - Colonists--English--India--1900-1910 - Military officers--English--India--1900-1910 Headings Cartoons (Commentary)--British--1900-1910. Drawings--British--1900-1910. Periodical illustrations--British--1900-1910. Genre Cartoons (Commentary)--British--1900-1910 Drawings--British--1900-1910 Periodical illustrations--British--1900-1910 Notes - Inscribed below title: Britannia (to India) "We can ill spare him; but you see we give you of our best." - No copyright information found with item. - Signed, lower left: Bernard Partridge. - Title inscribed below image. - Bequest and gift; Caroline and Erwin Swann; 1974; (DLC/PP-1974:232.499) - Shortly after his triumphant return from the Boer Wars in South Africa in 1902, Lord Horatio Herbert Kitchener was appointed British army commander in India. During his seven years in India, Kitchener sought and implemented many changes in the military administration of the country. Partridge's cartoon was published on the occasion of Kitchener's appointment. - Published in: Punch, July 16, 1902. Medium 1 drawing : India ink over pencil, with opaque white on illustration board ; 43.8 x 30.4 cm. (sheet) Call Number/Physical Location SWANN - no. 1255 (B size) [P&P] Source Collection Caroline and Erwin Swann collection of caricature & cartoon (Library of Congress) Repository Library of Congress Prints and Photographs Division Washington, D.C. 20540 USA Digital Id cph 3b31396 // Library of Congress Control Number 2009617126 Reproduction Number LC-USZ62-84843 (b&w film copy neg.) Rights Advisory No known restrictions on publication. No renewal in Copyright Office. Online Format image LCCN Permalink Additional Metadata Formats MARCXML Record MODS Record Dublin Core Record

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