Heath Robinson Drawing Room 2 of 4
Heath Robinson Does Away with Servants - Patent Applied for by "The Sketch" in the Drawing-Room. A family in the Drawing Room, which is a typically Heath Robinson design, with a system of pulleys, levers and machinery allowing them to pour tea, serve cake and stoke the fire, and no need for servants. Even the passing Vicar can enter the room and announce himself by simply standing on a carefully placed vacuum pump. Please note: Credit must appear as Courtesy of the Estate of Mrs J.C.Robinson/Pollinger Ltd/ILN/Mary Evan"
© Courtesy of the estate of Mrs J.C.Robinson/Pollinger Ltd/ILN/Mary Evans Picture Library
St Pauls Cathedral - Section through Wrens Dome
A section drawing through the dome of St Paul's Cathedral, the architectural masterpiece of Sir Christopher Wren. The inner brick dome stands 218 ft from the floor of the cathedral, with the top of the stone lantern pinnacle rising a further 100 feet into the London air. An internal brick cone supports the outer dome and the stone lantern
© Mary Evans / Grenville Collins Postcard Collection
Kate Carew self-portrait
Mary Williams (1869 1961), who wrote pseudonymously as Kate Carew, was a caricaturist self-styled as "The Only Woman Caricaturist". She worked at the New York World , providing illustrated celebrity interviews. Was also published in The Tatler in the UK. Self-portrait of herself in caricature with sketch book in hand.
© Illustrated London News Ltd/Mary Evans