Cecil John Rhodes (1852-1902) English-born South African statesman, asking the German emperor for permission to run a telegraph

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Cecil John Rhodes (1852-1902) English-born South African statesman, asking the German emperor for permission to run a telegraph line through German East Africa. Cape To Cairo, cartoon by John Tenniel from 'Punch', London, 22 March 1899. Engraving