WW2 poster, activities of 52 (Lowland) Division
Screen-print poster, published circa 1950, showing the activities of the 52nd Lowland Division during the Second World War, with a map of Northern Europe, and unit badges along the top and bottom. The design was used for the cover of George Blake's book, 'Mountain and Flood, History of the 52nd (Lowland) Division', Glasgow (1950). A copy of the poster is kept with the National Army Museum copy of the book. Date: 1940-1944
© The National Army Museum / Mary Evans Picture Library
Advertisement for linoleum manufacturers
An advertisement for M Nairn & Co, floor cloth and linoleum manufacturers of Kirkcaldy, Scotland, with premises also in London, Manchester, Glasgow and Paris.
© Mary Evans / Kings College London
1880s, 1883, Advert, Advertisement, Advertising, Britain, Building, Buildings, Business, Cloth, Commerce, Covering, Coverings, Floor, France, Glasgow, Great, House Hold, Industry, Kirkcaldy, Lino, Linoleum, Maker, Manchester, Manufacturers, Nairn, Premises, Scot Land, Scottish, Shops, Stores, Trade, Uk, Victorian, Ware House, Ware Houses
John Maclean, Scottish teacher and revolutionary socialist
John Maclean (1879-1923), Scottish schoolteacher and revolutionary Marxist socialist. He was imprisoned for his opposition to the First World War, and lost his teaching post, after which he became a full-time Marxist lecturer and organiser, and later founded the Scottish Labour College. In prison again in 1918 after a conviction for sedition, he went on hunger strike and was force fed, which contributed to his early death.
© Mary Evans / Marx Memorial Library