Blackburn Olympic vs. Old Etonians F.A. Cup Final, 1883
Engraving showing a number of scenes from the F.A. Cup Final of 1883, played between Blackburn Olympic and the Old Etonians at Kennington Oval, London. The match was won by Blackburn 2-1. The images show: (top left) A.F. Kinnaird, Captain of the Old Etonians; (top middle) The Main stand; (top right) S.A. Warburton, Captain of Blackburn Olympic; (bottom left) Crossley of Blackburn scoring the decisive goal; (bottom right) the F.A. President presents the Cup to Warburton.
© Illustrated London News Ltd/Mary Evans
What The Butler Saw by E F Parry and Frederick Mouillot
Reverse of a novelty promotional postcard for What The Butler Saw by E. F. Parry and Frederick Mouillot. First produced at Wyndhams 2nd August 1905. For Lionel Rignold and Ada Blanches Comapny's touring to Kennington Theatre, 3rd June 1907. This is shown when the door is opened. Below the hand is: Fix Both Eyes On The Hand, Then Lower The Head Down Until The Tip Of The Nose Rests On The Edge Of The Door. In A Few Seconds The Hand Will Be Seen To Travel Towards The Parrot. The reverse has the ad for the play on the left, so leaving room only for the recipients name and address. Date: 1907
© The Michael Diamond Collection / Mary Evans Picture Library
Watercolour of a billet at Oakwood
Watercolour of a billet at Oakwood, dated 20.1.16. On reverse, watercolour and pencil study of a soldier smoking his pipe. 21017 Private P. J. Hill, D Company, 20Th Battalion, The County Of London Regiment. Studied At Lambeth School Of Art, St. Oswald'S Place, Upper Kennington Lane. Resided At 6 Amott Road, Peckham Rye, London In 1895.
© David Cohen Fine Art/Mary Evans Picture Library