"The Way Home" - a drunken Russian man staggering home
"The Way Home" - a drunken Russian man staggering homeward, about to incur the not insubstantial wrath of his wife, waiting with wooden stick in hand about to mete out a swift reposte to his condition. Painting by Mykola Kornylovych Pymonenko a Ukrainian artist, associated with the Peredvizhniki, best known for his urban and rural genre scenes of working-class people. Date: 1903
© Mary Evans / Grenville Collins Postcard Collection
Cartoon, music hall proprietor and theatre agent
Cartoon, music hall proprietor (Harry Hart) to theatre agent (Ambrose Maynard) -- Why don't you send all your Comic Singers to the Theatre, I say? We should know what to do then.
© Mary Evans Picture Library
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Giuseppe Crespi (1665 1747). Searching for Fleas. 1715/20
Giuseppe Crespi (1665 1747), nicknamed Lo Spagnuolo. Italian late Baroque painter of the Bolognese School. Searching for Fleas. 1715/20. Oil on canvas. Museum of Louvre. Paris.
© Thaliastock / Mary Evans
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