Dr Jack & Curtis

Dr Jack & Curtis

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'The Illegitimate Prince':
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© Dr Jack & Curtis | Jul 08, 2011 | Mail & Guardian

The Illegitimate Prince

THERE ARE NO ILLEGITIMATE CHILDREN - ONLY ILLEGITIMATE PARENTS! This 1928 assertion by Judge Yankwich is still relevant in a world where the 'bastard' children of irresponsible parents are the ones who are stigmatised. And when one of those parents holds a royal title, it begs the question; "upon what does he base his own legitimacy?".

This cartoon by Dr JACK & CURTIS was published in the Mail & Guardian when the paper's resident cartoonist, ZAPIRO, was on leave.