'Far Be It from Me – !!'
'the Budget Has the Unpleasant Aspect of Being both Crude and Vindictive. I Do Not Say That It Is Crude and Vindictive. Far Be It from Me to Say Anything of the Kind' (Laughter) (Lord Rosebery)
Edward Tennyson Reed (1860-1933)
Signed with initials Inscribed 'Lord Rosebery: "Far be it from me -!!"' below mount
9 ½ x 7 ¾
Punch, 1 December 1909, Page 391
The Dudley Galleries, London; 'The Illustrators. the British Art of Illustration 1837-2012', Chris Beetles Gallery, November 2012 - January 2013, No 145