The Bulgarian's horror : the Bulgarian leaves his home with his whole family but, where is the cat?
- [London] : [publisher not identified], [ca. 1876]
- Physical Description:
- 1 card ; illustrations ; 9 x 12 cm
- Rare Books and ManuscriptsGV1507.P47 B85 1840 BoxYale Center for British Art, Paul Mellon FundAccessible by request in the Study Room [Request]
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- View a digital image of the same item in the John Johnson Collection of Printed Ephemera
- "Entered at Stationers' Hall."
The image is a picture puzzle. It depicts five members of a family on a small farm, beneath a tree. The father appears to call out for the missing cat. The outline of a cat is discreetly delineated by the branches and twigs of the tree.
The scene is related to the Bulgarian Horrors (also known as the April Uprising of 1876). Presumably, the family is forced to flee from the threat of Ottoman forces. The card was probably issued to garner British support for the Bulgarian cause.
- Subject Terms:
- Bulgaria -- History -- 1762-1878.Bulgaria -- History -- Uprising, 1876.Cats.Eastern question (Balkan)Turkey -- History -- Ottoman Empire, 1288-1918.
- Engravings -- 1876.
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