GREAT BRITAIN: The Crown: Oct. 19, 1936

Punch at Baldwin

In its harshest blow at the Rt. Hon. Stanley Baldwin thus far, Punch last fortnight cartooned the fact that the Prime Minister is supposed to favor Chancellor of the Exchequer Neville Chamberlain as his successor in a manner calculated to make squeamish Britons retch. With a beaming expression on his round face, Mr. Baldwin is shown thrusting the juicy mouthpiece of his famed old pipe under the beaknose of Mr. Chamberlain whose eyes bulge with revulsion (see cut).


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