Our National Church the Aegis of Liberty, Equality, Fraternity

Made:
1883 in United Kingdom
publisher:
John Heywood
maker:
Flaws, Gordon E.
and
Francis Carruthers Gould

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Engraving, caricature, Our National Church, Sir Francis Carruthers Gould, John Heywood, Gordon E. Flaws, issued June 1883; cartoon view of the relation of Church with outside sects, heresies etc.; 26 named figures including Darwin, Tyndall and T.H. Huxley. First issue 1873? as no.1 in series of six by "Geefeef" [Gordon E. Flaws]. - This issue "reconstructed, revised, and brought down to date" with "the pencil of Mr. F.C. Gould to invest with artistic merit my dry bones of design". - Monogrammed in plate: ION Cartoon "birds-eye view of the relations of the ... Church with outside Sects, Heresies and Schools of Thought..." with 26 named figures of dissention including among Agnosticism those of Darwinism, Tyndall, Huxley and Herbert Spencer; in centre, ecclesiastical dignitaries beneath the falling dome of St. Paul's, the Throne pulled away by the rope of the Liberation Society

Details

Category:
Art
Object Number:
1991-57
type:
print
taxonomy:
  • visual and verbal communication
  • print
  • visual and verbal communication
  • visual and verbal communication
credit:
Parker, H.J.