The Five ALL'S - John Kay
Satirical cartoon by Scottish caricaturist John Kay (1742-1826) entitled The Five All's, depicting five characters and their interpretations of their reltion to All'. From the left, the Vicar states "I Pray For All", the Barristers states "I Plead For All", then the Farmer states "I Maintain For All", then the Military Officer states "I Fight For All" and in a wicked twist, the devil then states "I Take All"!
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Advert from the National Savings Committee 1945
Rhyme and reason'. Sing a song of spare cash, a song to make you sigh; Four and twenty shillings spent on a buy'. When the buy was open the bug began to sing Wasn't that a lot to pay for such a foolish thing'. Buy National Saving Certificates'.
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The Devils Rosary by Henrietta Schrier and Lodge Percy
The Devils Rosary by Henrietta Schrier and Lodge Percy. First produced at the Kellys Theatre, Liverpool, on 31st July and, as The Blind Girls Rosary at the Elephant and Castle, on 20th December 1915. Touring to the Theatre Royal in Dewsbury, on 27th September 1915 - so before the tour reached one of the London homes of popular melodrama. Date: 1915
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