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Sport/Cricket, Politics, Colour illustration, The St, Stephen's... News Photo1880-1889,Archival,Arts Culture and Entertainment,Batsman,Batting,Beard,British Culture,British Flag,Cap,Clothing,Color Image,Competition,Conservative Party - UK,Cricket Stump,Humor,Illustration Technique,Message,Office,Patriotism,Politician,Politics,Prime Minister,Rivalry,Salisbury - England,Showing,Social Issues,Sport,Sport of Cricket,Support,Topics,Wicketkeeper,William Ewart GladstonePhotographer Collection: Popperfoto Sport/Cricket, Politics, Colour illustration, The St, Stephen's Review Presentation Cartoon from 6th July 1889, entitled 'Not Out Yet', This cricket illustration has a political message, showing the batsman Lord Salisbury, batting for the retention of the Union, and the wicket-keeper, behind the stumps his political adversary William Gladstone, a supporter of Irish Home Rule, Salisbury the Conservative is shown wearing a Union Jack cap, while the Liberal Gladsone, dons the green of Ireland with the bails on the stumps reading Union, for, on which subject the two were bitterly divided, During the 1880's when both had terms of office as British Prime Minister, Salisbury argued against and defeated Irish Home Rule Bills forwarded by William Gladstone (Photo by Bob Thomas/Popperfoto/Getty Images)