Wartime Toby jugs, WW1
Advertisement for Soane & Smith of Oxford Street, promoting their range of Toby jugs based on wartime leaders, principally Sir David Beatty, Sir Douglas Haig, Lord Jellicoe, Marshal Joffre, Lord French, Prime Minister David Lloyd George, President Woodrow Wilson and Marshal Foch. Last but not least is a special design based on the character Old Bill, portrayed in the hugely popular cartoons by Bruce Bairnsfather in The Bystander magazine. Date: 1918
© Illustrated London News Ltd/Mary Evans
Chelson China cup and saucer - Britannia and Allied flags
'Chelson China (New Chelsea Porcelain, Longton) cup and saucer. Transfers show Britannia and Allied flags and reads 'World War Peace - 1914-1919 - Liberty, Justice, Truth, Honour' and 'War Declared Midnight, August 4th, 1919. Armistice Signed 5 a.m., Nov. 11th 1918. ' Also reads 'The German flag is to be hauled down at Sunset today, and is not to be hoisted again without permission - Beatty. Nov. 21st 1918.' Commemorative Ware'
© David Cohen Fine Art/Mary Evans Picture Library