Cartoon, Send Back the Money

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Postcard of Cartoon, Send Back the Money.
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Cartoon, Send Back the Money

This cartoon entitled 'Send Back the Money' dates from around 1843. It was possibly drawn by an Edinburgh artist and caricaturist, Benjamin Crombie and is one of a series of cartoons on the disputes between the Church of Scotland and the government.

Contemporary Disruption cartoon entitled "Send back the Money"

The greatest in a succession of splits to affect the Church of Scotland came on 18 May 1843, when around 470 ministers walked out of the General Assembly over the question of who should appoint ministers and the respective rights of Church and State.

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Online ID: 000-100-067-708-C
Image Rights Holder: National Museums Scotland
Project: 0098: National Museums Scotland
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Ref: National Museums Scotland  H.1993.588
Date: Around 1843
c. 1843
Material: Paper
Dimensions: 450 mm H x 583 mm W
What: Cartoon
Event: Disruption of the Church of Scotland
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