Preparations for the MidLothian Campaign, Mixing the Egg and Sherry
Pen and black ink over graphite, on card stock.
6 11/16 x 4 3/4 inches (170 x 120 mm)
Bequest of Gordon N. Ray, 1987.
Caption reads "Preparations for the MidLothian Campaign, Mixing the Egg and Sherry" in pencil at foot; initialed "AB" by the artist at lower right; inscribed "j" in pencil on verso.
From the library of Gordon N. Ray.
3/4 length caricature shows W.E. Gladstone standing before a mixing bowl with three eggs and a bottle of sherry; he raises a glass to his lips as Mrs. Gladstone, a bottle in each hand, is shown entering the room in the background.
Ray, Gordon Norton, 1915-1986, former owner.