John Tenniel, The Nemesis of Neglect
Cartoon commenting on the Jack the Ripper murders.
The Nemesis of Neglect is a cartoon alluding to the social neglect of the Victorian time. Published in Punch the cartoon illustrates a ghostly figure with “crime” on its head roaming the streets of the city with a dagger. The cartoon reveals the fears during the time of the Whitechapel murders and also the issues in the city arising from lack of police vigilance.
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