The Man Who Lit His Cigar Before The Royal Toast - Bateman
The Man Who Lit His Cigar Before The Royal Toast - H M Bateman. This illustration shows an arrogant man who has defied etiquette by lighting his cigar before the correct course of dinner. He is oblivious to the anger of his fellow diners and the waiting staff. The personalities of the diners are apparent in the reaction to the man and his cigar. Date: 1924
© Estate of H M Bateman/ILN/Mary Evans Picture Library
Cartoon, Arf a Mo, Kaiser! WW1
Cartoon, Arf a Mo, Kaiser! by Bert Thomas of the Artists Rifles, showing a British soldier lighting his pipe. The cartoon's purpose was to raise money to supply tobacco and cigarettes to frontline soldiers, and almost 250, 000 was raised.
© The Patricia Aubrey Collection / Mary Evans
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Nude Danae by Jean Straker
A woman reclining on a bed is captured in a shaft of light. A nude study by photographer Jean Straker inspired by the painting Danae by Rembrandt which appeared in his art photography book, Nudes of Jean Straker published by Charles Skilton Ltd in 1958. Straker was best-known for his nude photographic studies and for the ensuing prosecutions he endured under the Obscene Publications Act during the 1950s and 60s. This photography example of Straker's belief that photography could paint with light'.
© Mary Evans / Photo Union Collection