Bruce Bairnsfather merchandise
Selection of items featuring illustrations by the famous World War One cartoonist, Bruce Bairnsfather including a jigsaw with Bairnsfather's curmudgeonly soldier character Ole Bill grumbling on the front of the box, "Now where does this blinkin' bit go" - a skit on one of his most famous cartoons entitled, "Now Where Did That One Go?'. Also included is a poster or playbill for a revue called "Flying Colours" at the London Hippodrome, as well as a colour print of a cartoon of a victorious British soldier balancing a pickelhaube helmet on the end of his bayonet.
© Mary Evans Picture Library/Onslow Auctions Limited
Items in the Tudor Exhibition, 1890
Engraving showing a number of relics from the sixteenth century exhibited in the Tudor Exhibition of 1890. The items pictured include: Henry VIII's hat (top right), jewelled dagger (middle right) and shoes (bottom middle) and Anne Boleyn's Toilet Case (middle left) and White feather tippet (bottom middle). At bottom left is the Garrick Vase, an ornate cup, carved from a mulberry tree planted by William Shakespeare.
© Illustrated London News Ltd/Mary Evans
Advert for W. Summerscales & Sons, Victorian items 1888
General Engineers, Corey Lane Works and Phoenix Foundry, Keighley, England. Selection of items for interior and exterior use including, patent 'Sundale' copying press, patent perfect washer, patent extension ladders and safty step hinge, 'The Futurum', cheapest knife cleaner, garden rollers and sack trucks.
© Mary Evans Picture Library