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Print with Disraeli from an issue of Harper's Weekly

Object | Accession Number: 2016.184.651

Print of a political cartoon by Thomas Nast from an 1875 issue of Harper's Weekly. It shows Disraeli, the In of the caption, then current Prime Minister of Great Britain, brandishing a pamphlet at Archbishop Manning. Behind Disraeli sits the Out, former PM, William Gladstone, the author of the pamphlet which asserts that the 1870 Vatican Council pronouncement of papal infallibility compromised the allegiance of Roman Catholics in Britain. Although the pamphlet was a public sensation, it did not create a political situation for Disraeli, still the only Jewish PM of Great Britain. He was head of the Conservative Party and served as PM in 1868 and from 1874-1880. This print is one of more than 900 items in the Katz Ehrenthal Collection of antisemitic visual materials., while John Bull an

Artwork Title
The Outs Always Wake Up The Ins / Thomas Nast
Series Title
Harper's Weekly, January 2, 1875
Date
1875 January 02  (publication/distribution)
Geography
publication : New York (N.Y.)
Language
English
Classification
Art
Category
Prints
Credit Line
United States Holocaust Memorial Museum Collection, Gift of the Katz Family
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Record last modified: 2018-03-19 10:00:36
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