Judy's School For Boys Of All Politics.Mrs. Judy. - I am surprised at you, William Ewart; you are the oldest boy in the school, and ought to know better. Hold out your hand, Sir, at once!
The Publisher, "Judy" office, 99 Shoe Lane, Fleet Street, London E.C. [n.d., c.1880.]
Folded in the centre as published. Printed on both sides. Overall sheet size: 240 x 165mm (9½ x 6½"). Light staining.
A pamphlet advertising the satirical publication, 'Judy, The Conservative Comic'. The front outlines the publication; '"Judy", the only acknowledged Comic Organ of the Conservative party, contains, weekly, a large Political Cartoon, and numerous Pictures by the best Artists of the day. It can be had of all Newsagents and Booksellers, and at all railway Bookstalls throughout Great Britain and Ireland; or direct from the Publisher'. On the reverse is a political poem entitled 'The Lost Charm'. Inside is a school scene with various political figures of the day, including Prime Minister William Gladstone, being told off in the centre. Judy was a weekly comic paper launched in 1867 as a competitor to Punch. Its politics were on the right ('Conservatism of the Truest and Bluest'), and it featured illustrated comic skits, satirical political sketches, light verse and caricatures.
[Ref: 36834] £120.00