There was quite a number of graphic artists who plundered the past on
a regular basis to make humorous points about the present, or vice versa.
A.Moreland produced regular pages for the British newspaper The Morning
Leader . They were eventually gathered together as Humors of History
- the complete edition is 160 pages.
is undated but I'd guess it to be c1915.
The Acquittal of the Seven Bishops, June 29th 1688
The Court Jester of the Twelfth Century
King Canute and his Courtiers AD 1020.