A Jaipur Allegory
Look Out, The Elephant's Coming! An artist's impression of the dominant Jaipur Polo team. Having won the Indian Polo Association Championship in December 1932, the team were victorious in six consecutive tournaments, including the Hurlingham Championship in England. From left, the Jaipur team shown are Raj Kumar Prithi Singh, Rao Rajah Abhai Singh, Rao Rajah Hanut Singh and H.H. The Maharajah of Jaipur. Other figures included in the illustration are, from left, Captain Pat Roark, Colonel Vivian Lockett (the umpire), Captain Maurice Kingscote and Mr H.P.Guinness
© Illustrated London News Ltd/Mary Evans
Edward VII Memorial unveiling at Brighton and Hove
The unveiling of a Memorial to the late King Edward VII on the boundary dividing the boroughs of Brighton and Hove. It was unveiled by the Lord Lieutenant of Sussex, the Duke of Norfolk, in front of a large crowd. The statue represents the Angel of Peace, holding an orb and an olive branch. Edward convalesced several times in Brighton, thereby helping to restore the town's image as a fashionable seaside resort. The memorial is Grade II listed.
© Mary Evans Picture Library
Market Reports Illustrated - "Tobacco"
Market Reports Illustrated - "Tobacco - There was a sudden downward tendency!" A school Master spies three naughty boys grabbing a crafty smoke outside the school wall. They seem shocked at being found out, although two of the miscreants do not appear to have had the best reaction to their ingestion of the 'weed'! Date: 1903
© Mary Evans / Grenville Collins Postcard Collection