Comic Postcard - The Father's Revenge on daughter's Man
Comic Postcard - "Love's Reward" - The Father's Revenge on her daughter's new man, who is getting a hearty spanking for some indiscretion which has made his girl cry... The message on the reverse is rather wonderful - a request from Florrie to her Sister to visit her with replacement fasteners for her whalebone corset!! Date: 1907
© Mary Evans / Grenville Collins Postcard Collection
First Metropolitan Police-Dogs
Front cover photograph showing two London policemen with the first Metropolitan police-dogs in 1938, thirty years after the first dogs were used by the North Eastern Railway Police to patrol Hull docks. The two labradors were introduced in Peckham to accompany constables on lonely beats, for carrying messages back to the station and tracking suspects.
© Illustrated London News Ltd/Mary Evans
Fish Peddler Attacked
At Toul, France, a fish peddler carrying a basket of herrings is ambushed by a swarm of crows who rob him of his stock while he beats them off with his stick.
© Mary Evans Picture Library
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