A Cook's Ticket will take you anywhere
A poster or handbill advertising the fact that a Cook's ticket will take you anywhere on the London, Brighton and South Coast Railway, or round the world. Showing a group of Edwardian people standing on a red platform around a large globe, looking at the outlines of countries on it and deciding where they would like to go.
© Thomas Cook Archive/Mary Evans Picture Library
Kazakh village in Zhailau, during Nauryz (Spring holiday)
People in a high altitude summer pasture in Zhailau (Jailou), located in the Ile-Alatau State National Natural Park, Kazakhstan, during Nauryz (the traditional Spring holiday). Showing a woman (left) wearing traditional clothing, cooking Nauryz kozhe (a national special dish) in a cauldron over a fire, Kazakh hanging swings (Altybakan), Yurts (tents), and women and men playing dombra (Kazakh national stringed instrument), taking part in the Aitys (Aytysh) song competition.
© AEO Nazarbayev Intellectual Schools / Mary Evans
The Christian King by Wilson Barrett
The Christian King by Wilson Barrett (18 February 1846 22 September 1904). First produced at the Princes Theatre in Bristol on 6th November 1902 and the Adelphi Theatre in London on 18th December 1902. King Alfred is in an unlikely red cloak. Wilson Barett was both a playwright and actor and starred as King Alfred (or, Alfred of Engle-Land) in this production. The caption reads The Burning of the Cakes (Act IV scene 1). The image is reproduced in an undated David Allen poster catalogue, no. 373. Date: 1902
© The Michael Diamond Collection / Mary Evans Picture Library