Birth of St Edmund/Shaw
This purports to depict the birth of St Edmund, king of East Anglia: in fact he was born at Nuremberg in 841, but this is typical of a 15th century English bedroom.
© Mary Evans Picture Library
15th, 841, Anglia, Bed, Bed Room, Birth, Born, Britain, Century, Depict, East, Edmund, English, Fact, Fire Place, Historical, History, King, Medieval, Nuremberg, Nurses, Poster, Purports, Scenes, Social, St, Typical
Little Polly Flinders
'Little Polly Flinders sat among the cinders, warming her pretty little toes. Her mother came and caught her and smacked her little daughter for spoiling her new clothes'.
© Mary Evans Picture Library/Edwin Mullan Collection
1901, Cat, Caught, Cinders, Daughter, Edwardian, Fire, Fire Place, Flinders, Historical, History, Little, Mother, New, Nursery, Polly, Pretty, Rhymes, Sat, Smacked, Spoiling, Tiles, Toes, Victorian, Warming
Two Men Drinking 1935
Two rural types sup real ale from pint jugs beside a open fire, surrounded by the epherema and decor typical of a classic country pub, at the Old Plough in Speen, Bucks.
© Mary Evans Picture Library 2015 - https://copyrighthub.org/s0/hub1/creation/maryevans/MaryEvansPictureID/10133885
1935, Ale, Bucks, Classic, Country, Décor, Drink, Drinking, Epherema, Fire, Fire Place, Food, Grate, Historical, History, Jugs, Mantelpiece, Men, Old, Open, Pint, Plough, Pub, Pubs, Real, Rural, Scenes, Speen, Surrounded, Types, Typical, Yokels