'A Proposal in Flanders' by Bairnsfather
Humours from the Front - No 31
'A Proposal in Flanders'
'The point of Jean's pitchfork awakens a sense of duty in a mine that shirked'
A cartoon by Captain Bruce Bairnsfather in The Bystander. A farm worker's proposal is interrupted by a buried mine exploding, triggered by a pitchfork stuck into the ground
© Illustrated London News Ltd/Mary Evans
Amorous Gesture 1790
Attic Miscellany Theatrical Portraiture No.5: How to look amourously. A 'ham' actor, down on one knee & with hand on heart, does his best to look in love. Date: 1790
© Mary Evans Picture Library
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