Cartoon, The Return From Victory -- a satirical comment on Disraeli's success in getting his Reform Bill passed after a third reading in the House of Commons on 15 July 1867. Depicting him as a returning soldier in armour, supported by John Bright and the Standard newspaper, with Lord Derby holding out his hands to greet him. The Reform Act brought household suffrage to boroughs, reduced the county franchise to 12, gave votes to lodgers, and broadened the scope of the planned redistribution of seats. Before the Act, only one million of the seven million adult men in England and Wales could vot

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Cartoon, The Return From Victory -- a satirical comment on Disraeli's success in getting his Reform Bill passed after a third reading in the House of Commons on 15 July 1867. Depicting him as a returning soldier in armour, supported by John Bright and the Standard newspaper, with Lord Derby holding out his hands to greet him. The Reform Act brought household suffrage to boroughs, reduced the county franchise to 12, gave votes to lodgers, and broadened the scope of the planned redistribution of seats. Before the Act, only one million of the seven million adult men in England and Wales could vot

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