General Election Promo postcard for Sydney Hoffnung Goldsmid
The reverse of a promo postcard from January 1910 General Election for Sydney Hoffnung Goldsmid, Conservative candidate for Camberwell North who failed to defeat the incumbent Thomas James Macnamara (Liberal). The card text encourages voters to support the vote for Tariff Reform and quotes Arthur James Balfour, 1st Earl of Balfour (Conservative Leader of the Opposition) stating "The Taxation on the necessities of life shall not be increased." Date: 1910
© Mary Evans / Grenville Collins Postcard Collection
The Kangaroo Marines by Captain R W Campbell, WW1
Book Cover mounted on card - The Kangaroo Marines by Captain R W Campbell - Author of Private Spud Tamson (published by Cassell). Design by 240455 Private George Barrow, 6th Battalion, Oxford & Bucks Light Infantry (formerly 7389, Royal Berkshire Regiment). He was born In Bermondsey, enlisted in Camberwell, lived In Kennington, died on active service 31.8.1917, buried at the Mendinghem Military Cemetery, Poperinge, West-Flaanderen, Belgium (Grave Reference Va14).
© David Cohen Fine Art/Mary Evans Picture Library
Camberwell Workhouse inmates at Bognor Regis
A large party of inmates from the Camberwell workhouse in south east London eating their dinner during their annual outing to Bognor Regis, West Sussex. There is a large bottle of beer at each place setting.
© Mary Evans / Peter Higginbotham Collection
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