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Cartoon, with poem:

Caption & poem lyrics:

"There floats a phantom on the slum's foul air,
Shaping, to eyes which have the gift of seeing,
Into the Spectre of that loathly lair.
Face it--for vain is fleeing!
Red-handed, ruthless, furtive, unerect,
'Tis murderous Crime--the Nemesis of Neglect! "
Date published September 29, 1888.
Source Punch, or The London Charivai
Author John Tenniel (d. 1914)


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