Cartoon, W S Gilbert and May Fortescue
Cartoon, W S Gilbert (1836-1911), and May Fortescue (1859-1950) --giving her a helping hand. The actress and singer appeared with the D'Oyly Carte Opera Company, but left at the end of August 1883 when she became engaged to Arthur William Cairns, Lord Garmoyle. However, the engagement was broken off in January 1884.
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Caricature of W E Gladstone and his son Herbert
Caricature of W E Gladstone training his son Herbert (1854-1930) for parliament. The Cabinet Trick -- Bringing Him Up to the Business. Herbert had become private secretary to his father in 1880, and was elected Liberal MP for Leeds. He became a junior Lord of the Treasury in 1881.
© Terry Parker / Mary Evans Picture Library
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