Panoramic map of Mediterranean by G. H. Davis
A new centre of world alarm during the Second World War: a panoramic map of the Mediterranean, showing the principal bases. The framework of strategy in the Mediterranean: Gibraltar, Toulon, Naples, Malta and Alexandria -- names that have figured in so many wars in the past -- are again being discussed all over the world. This map also shows new key points, such as Rhodes, Izmit and Haifa.
© Illustrated London News Ltd/Mary Evans
The General Election - Free Fooders
Comic Postcard series - The General Election - Free Fooders. Candidates at a hustings face the warth of the electorate and also face a barrage of eggs and vegeatbles! A play on the name of The Unionist Free Food League, a British pressure group formed on 13 July 1903 by Conservative and Liberal Unionist politicians who believed in free trade and who wished to campaign against Joseph Chamberlain's proposals for Tariff Reform (which involved an import tax on food).
© Mary Evans / Grenville Collins Postcard Collection
The Still Alarm by Joseph Arthur
Inside page of a promotional flyer for The Still Alarm by Joseph Arthur. (fourteenth Street Theatre, New York, 30th July 1887). First produced in England Princesss Theatre, 2nd August 1888. Date: circa 1888
© The Michael Diamond Collection / Mary Evans Picture Library
1880s, Accident, Accidentally, Alarm, Arthur, Douse, Douses, Dousing, Entertainment, Fire, Fires, Flames, Flametheatre, Flaming, Flyer, Joseph, Panto, Pantomime, Play, Popular, Promotional, Stage, Theatrical