Scene from Tom Jones, comic opera by Edward German
Scene from Tom Jones, a comic opera by Edward German, based on the 18th century novel by Henry Fielding, with a libretto by Robert Courtneidge and Alexander Thompson, and lyrics by Charles Taylor. With Charles Hayden Coffin as Tom, and Ruth Vincent as Sophia.
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Crown Devon china mug with flags of the Allies
'Crown Devon (S. Fielding & Co., Stoke on Trent) china mug. Transfer shows Britannia and the flags of the Allies with a Dove of Peace and the words 'Liberty, Justice, Truth, Honour.' Transfer on the other side reads - Sir David Beatty's Historic Signal - 'The German flag is to be hauled down at Sunset today, and is not to be hoisted again with permission.'War Declared against Germany, August 4th 1914. General Armistice signed Nov. 11th 1918. Peace Signed June 28th 1919. Commemorative Ware'
© David Cohen Fine Art/Mary Evans Picture Library
Cricket Match between Actors and Authors at Lord's Cricket G
Illustration showing a number of the players in a one-day match between actors and authors held at Lord's cricket ground, June 1905. The actors won the match by 8 wickets and 7 runs. Clockwise, from top left: Sir Arthur Conan Doyle loses his wicket for 2 runs; C Aubrey Smith bowling; E.W. Hornung looking skyward; R. Evett fielding; Kenneth Douglas fielding at point; Gerald Du Maurier and V. O'Connor making the winning run; Oscar Asche bowling; Haydn Coffin trying to field and keep his hair tidy. In the centre are Major Philip Trevor and Leo Trevor, looking a lot like Tweedledum and Tweedledee.
© Illustrated London News Ltd/Mary Evans