A Prophecy by Harold Earnshaw
Cartoon by Harold Earnshaw depicting three types of courtship - stone age man dragging a woman, a civilised marriage during the First World War (when this cartoon was drawn) and then, in the future, hoards of women chasing a single young officer. A comment on the dwindling numbers of marriageable men available due to casualties of the war. Date: 1917
© Illustrated London News Ltd/Mary Evans
Strip tease card game - Theatre suit - Play Boy
Strip tease card game - Theatre suit - Play Boy. A game which features characters involved in performing (and subsequently prosecuting and defending) a striptease. The complex rules allow for two variants of the game, providing for prosecution of the person (or theatre) presenting the striptease.
© Mary Evans Picture Library
Greek Art. Greece. Skyphos (5th-4th centuries). It depicts a
Greek Art. Greece. Skyphos dated between late 5th century and early 4th century. It depicts a wedding procession. Courtship with dancer and musician playing the double flute. Ceramics with black figures on a red. National Archaeological Museum. Athens.
© Thaliastock / Mary Evans
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