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Background imageDrunk Collection: His Masters Breath - Satire

His Masters Breath - Satire
His Masters Breath Satirical play on the dog/gramophone logo for His Masters Voice, substituting the music player for a whiskey jar and funnel

Background imageDrunk Collection: Railway Sleeper - Euston Station

Railway Sleeper - Euston Station
The Railway Sleeper series - A snoozing Scottish football fan at Euston Station awaiting his return train back north of the border. Painting by Malcolm Greensmith

Background imageDrunk Collection: His Masters Vice by George Studdy

His Masters Vice by George Studdy
Bonzo finds that consumption of his masters favourite drink has an unforeseen effect. A small puppy lies in a deliciously drunken stupour after helping himself to perhaps some gin or whiskey from a

Background imageDrunk Collection: DRUNK MONK

DRUNK MONK
A portly monk with a moustache smiles to himself as he prepares to drink a glass of wine or a similar tipple

Background imageDrunk Collection: Sober Amongst the Drunk

Sober Amongst the Drunk
" I m condemned to drinking nothing but Vichy Water..." ; the lament of a sober man in between two tipsy young women. Date: 1921

Background imageDrunk Collection: London Gin Palace 1820

London Gin Palace 1820
Tom and Jerry at a London Gin Shop, drinking Blue Ruin with a variety of fellow-customers

Background imageDrunk Collection: Typical Scene in Pub

Typical Scene in Pub
A typical pub scene - one drunk gets aggressive, another over-cheerful; young children purchase drink and old women gossip... and the landlord pours

Background imageDrunk Collection: His Masters Vice

His Masters Vice
Bonzo asleep with his head in a glass after helping himself to the Masters drinks supply. Date: circa 1922

Background imageDrunk Collection: Mr Popple Drunk 1898

Mr Popple Drunk 1898
After a convivial hunt breakfast at Hopham Hall, Mr Popple is found drunk and disorderly in charge of a horse

Background imageDrunk Collection: Is that You, Daddy?

Is that You, Daddy?
IS THAT YOU, DADDY ? Propaganda for prohibition presupposes that every man who patronises a bar will become a drunken sot

Background imageDrunk Collection: Egan / Life in London / 1821

Egan / Life in London / 1821
Tom & Jerry masquerading it among the Cadgers in the Black Slums, in the Holy Land (enjoying a beer in a low tavern)

Background imageDrunk Collection: The dram drinker

The dram drinker
A scruffy dram drinker keenly slurps on a glass of gin at one of Londons many gin palaces; the engraving accompanies an article highlighting the depravity of the gin palace in Victorian society

Background imageDrunk Collection: Monk and Mug

Monk and Mug
A monk with a double chin drinking a mug of beer!

Background imageDrunk Collection: Drunken man staggering home - about to hit lampost

Drunken man staggering home - about to hit lampost
Racing Illustrated - " Some delay at the post!" - a gentleman who has had a serious session at the Old Blue Bell (see 10909661) endeavours to make his way home

Background imageDrunk Collection: Irish Drunk Pat and his drinking logic

Irish Drunk Pat and his drinking logic
Tourist - " I say Pat, why do you always take beer and whiskey Mixed?" Pat - " Shure, yer Anner, if oi dhrink beer oi get full before oi m dhrunk

Background imageDrunk Collection: Drunk man amazed his tankard contains beer and not coffee

Drunk man amazed his tankard contains beer and not coffee
In the Bars and Streets. Cartoon drawing by Phil May depicting a very drunk man amazed that his tankard contained beer and not coffee

Background imageDrunk Collection: Drunk Stockbroker - confused by toilet roll

Drunk Stockbroker - confused by toilet roll
Drunk Stockbroker - confused by a toilet roll, which he takes to be the ticker tape! (which would have provided him with the latest market prices). Date: circa 1910s

Background imageDrunk Collection: Drunken old woman. Roman sculpture after original of about 2

Drunken old woman. Roman sculpture after original of about 200 BC. The woman clasps a wine jug. Glyptothek. Munich. Germany

Background imageDrunk Collection: Goya (1746-1828). Spanish painter and printmaker. Los Capric

Goya (1746-1828). Spanish painter and printmaker. Los Capric
Francisco de Goya (1746-1828). Spanish painter and printmaker. Los Caprichos. Donde va mama? (Where are you going mum?). Number 65. Aquatint. 1799. Plate 43. Reproduction by M. Segui i Riera

Background imageDrunk Collection: GUTIERREZ SOLANA, Jos鮠Masks

GUTIERREZ SOLANA, Jos鮠Masks
GUTIERREZ SOLANA, Jos頨 1886-1945). Masks. Expressionism. Oil on canvas. Private Collection

Background imageDrunk Collection: Iran - Royal Feast

Iran - Royal Feast
A group of Iranian men (in a variety of states of sobriety!) following a Festan Persan or Royal Persian Feast in Tehran, Iran

Background imageDrunk Collection: Horse and drunk huntsman crashing through a shop window

Horse and drunk huntsman crashing through a shop window, 19th century. Caingey Thornton in hunting pinks on Hercules, followed by Mr. Sponge on Multum in Parvo

Background imageDrunk Collection: The Last of the Dandies

The Last of the Dandies
Popular Plays: " The Last of the Dandies" A kindly Policeman leads two young toffs homeward after having far too much debauchery for one evening... Date: circa 1900

Background imageDrunk Collection: Carnival Party 1906

Carnival Party 1906
The champagne seems to be taking its toll at this carnival party as a pretty young woman gazes wistfully, eyed by a monocled gent behind her. Date: 1906

Background imageDrunk Collection: Motor Car for Sale - Owing to Liquidation - Drink Driving

Motor Car for Sale - Owing to Liquidation - Drink Driving
Motor Car for Sale - Owing to Liquidation - A Drink Driving Offender arrested by the village Policeman after a hearty session at The Cross Keys

Background imageDrunk Collection: Metropolitan Police officers, Wapping High Street, London

Metropolitan Police officers, Wapping High Street, London
Two Metropolitan Police officers wheeling a Bischoffsheim hand ambulance along Wapping High Street, East London, much to the interest of children, as there is a man lying inside

Background imageDrunk Collection: Slow Coach and infuriated passenger

Slow Coach and infuriated passenger
A lovely postcard by Lance Thackeray entitled Urgent - featuring a carriage being pulled by a very tired old nag and being driven by an old soak of a driver

Background imageDrunk Collection: Two women chatting in a kitchen

Two women chatting in a kitchen, one thin and one fat. One says: I just seen young George the worse for drink again. The other replies: I ain t surprised. You may depend e in aled it from is father

Background imageDrunk Collection: Drinking / Ally Sloper

Drinking / Ally Sloper
Ally Sloper and his friends get drunk on Easter Monday

Background imageDrunk Collection: Tattooing - Drunk Tattooist has got carried away

Tattooing - Drunk Tattooist has got carried away
Tattooing - Drunk Tattooist (Professor Smith) has got carried away... " Its taking you a long time to write I love Annie !" Date: circa 1920s

Background imageDrunk Collection: Sign of the Mischief

Sign of the Mischief
The Mischief Inn used to be situated on the south side of Oxford Street, London. Its sign depicted a man and his drunk shrewish wife, two apes, a pig and suspicious looking gin shops and pawnbrokers

Background imageDrunk Collection: Comic postcard, Husband after riotous night out Date: 20th century

Comic postcard, Husband after riotous night out Date: 20th century

Background imageDrunk Collection: Comic postcard, Man with hangover sitting on bed Date: 20th century

Comic postcard, Man with hangover sitting on bed Date: 20th century

Background imageDrunk Collection: Comic postcard, Drunk man speaks to woman in the street

Comic postcard, Drunk man speaks to woman in the street Date: 20th century

Background imageDrunk Collection: Comic postcard, Vicar and drunk woman in park

Comic postcard, Vicar and drunk woman in park Date: 20th century

Background imageDrunk Collection: Stephano in The Tempest by William Shakespeare, at the Theatre Royal, Birmingham

Stephano in The Tempest by William Shakespeare, at the Theatre Royal, Birmingham, 4 December 1905 for one week, Herbert Beerbohm Trees production which opened at His Majestys Theatre on 14 September

Background imageDrunk Collection: Skegness is SO bracing - McGill parody of Hassall poster

Skegness is SO bracing - McGill parody of Hassall poster
Skegness is SO bracing - A Donald McGill parody of the famous Jolly Fisherman poster created by artist John Hassall in 1908 for the Great Northern Railway (GNR)

Background imageDrunk Collection: English gentleman in hunting pinks having his portrait

English gentleman in hunting pinks having his portrait painted, 19th century. Ruddle the artist smoking a pipe while painting Bragg seated on a saddle stand. Mr. Braggs equestrian portrait

Background imageDrunk Collection: Thomas Rowlandson, The Honeymoon

Thomas Rowlandson, The Honeymoon - When the old fool has drunk his wine, and gone to rest - I will be thine. circa 1816

Background imageDrunk Collection: Travelling Salesman failing to keep his expenses down

Travelling Salesman failing to keep his expenses down
A travelling Salesman (for Sweatem, Grand & Co.) is spectacularly failing to keep his expenses down! He is piling through the whiskey, occupying a private room

Background imageDrunk Collection: Drunk young man unable to find the right (real!) keyhole

Drunk young man unable to find the right (real!) keyhole
Italian comic postcard - a young man (rather worse for wear) returns home after a posh (yet boozy) night out only to be befuddled by his less-than-pleased (but pretty cunning) wife

Background imageDrunk Collection: Cartoon, Jimmy Hopper, Drink to me only with thine eyes

Cartoon, Jimmy Hopper, Drink to me only with thine eyes Date: 1919

Background imageDrunk Collection: Christmas card, Pulcinella and Pierrot

Christmas card, Pulcinella and Pierrot
Christmas card, A Very Merry Christmas, Pulcinella and Pierrot getting drunk. Date: mid 19th century

Background imageDrunk Collection: Selim II (1524-1574). Ottoman sultan from 1566

Selim II (1524-1574). Ottoman sultan from 1566
Selim II (1524-1574). Also known as Selim the Blond or Selim he Drunk. Ottoman sultan from 1566. Engraving by Lemaitre, Masson and Lesueur

Background imageDrunk Collection: Judith and Holofernes, 1624, by Valentin de Boulogne

Judith and Holofernes, 1624, by Valentin de Boulogne
Valentin de Boulogne (1591-1632). French Baroque painter. Judith and Holofernes, 1624. Oil on canvas. National Museum of Fine Arts. Valletta. Malta. Date: 2019

Background imageDrunk Collection: Comic Postcard - Surprise at return of sober husband

Comic Postcard - Surprise at return of sober husband
Comic Postcard - A housewife explaining her surprise to a Policeman that her husband has returned home sober - there MUST be something suspicious...!!! Date: circa 1910

Background imageDrunk Collection: Death pulls back a Drunkard's head and pours

Death pulls back a Drunkard's head and pours a flagon of red wine down his throat.. Handcolored engraving by Chretien de Mechel from Hans Holbein's The Triumph of Death

Background imageDrunk Collection: Ann Spranger Barry as Sophonisba

Ann Spranger Barry as Sophonisba
ANN SPRANGER BARRY (1734 - 1801) the actress as Sophonisba in James Thomson's play of that name : she has just drunk (intentionally) a cup of poison and will shortly die, picturesquely. Date: 1778



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