Silhouette, As Mad As A Hatter (or March Hare)
As Mad As A Hatter (or March Hare) -- silhouette based on illustrations to Alice in Wonderland, showing the Mad Hatter and March Hare sitting at the tea table.
© H L Oakley / Mary Evans
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Member of the Meru Tribe - Kenya, East Africa
Memeber of the Meru Tribe - Kenya, East Africa. Both men and women of this region stretch their ears, although today more women than men follow the practice. Originally, the piercing was done with a sharpened object such as the point of a knife or a thorn. Heavy jewelry was then placed in the hole to increase the size with materials such as animal bones, wood, stone, and tusks used for jewelry (as shown here) . Date: circa 1910s
© Mary Evans / Grenville Collins Postcard Collection
Strip tease card game - Prudie suit - Informer
Strip tease card game - Prudie suit - Informer. 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