British and French Soldiers - Salonica
A scruffy young turkish paperboy selling the Paris Balkan Newspaper and the French Echo to British and French soldiers during World War One in Salonica as two veiled ladies and a Greek priest (with a Turkish servant) hurry past.
© Mary Evans / Grenville Collins Postcard Collection
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Paddy The Next Best Thing by W Gayer Mackey & Robert Ord
Promotional postcard for Paddy The Next Best Thing by W. Gayer Mackey and Robert Ord from Gertrude Pages novel. First produced in England New Queens Theatre, Manchester, 24th February and Savoy Theatre, 5th April 1920. For the tour to Theatre Royal, Stockport, 20th March 1922. Date: 1921
© The Michael Diamond Collection / Mary Evans Picture Library
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H. L. Oakley - silhouette artist
Jolly silhouette self-portrait by H. L.Oakley (1882-1960), renowned silhouette artist, who depicts himself with a knapsack and suitcase (complete with H.L.O initials) on tour. Oakley divided his time between commercial work and setting up booths in department stores and seaside resorts where he would cut hundreds of portraits each year. This image was used on Oakley's stationery. This version includes the message: I am off on Monday next so please hurry up!!
© H L Oakley / Mary Evans