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Misbehaving Collection

Background imageMisbehaving Collection: Naughty Nuns

Naughty Nuns
Naughty nuns, respecting their vows of celibacy, but not much else

Background imageMisbehaving Collection: DRUNK MONK

DRUNK MONK
A portly monk with a moustache smiles to himself as he prepares to drink a glass of wine or a similar tipple

Background imageMisbehaving Collection: Boys Scrumping

Boys Scrumping
Two boys, use a long pole, to knock apples from a tree while a little girl makes ready to collect them. The elder girl seems unconvinced regarding the legality of scrumping

Background imageMisbehaving Collection: Monk and Mug

Monk and Mug
A monk with a double chin drinking a mug of beer!

Background imageMisbehaving Collection: Naughty Nuns - 2

Naughty Nuns - 2
Two naughty nuns, sworn to celibacy, find compensation

Background imageMisbehaving Collection: Dirty Dog on Bed 1909

Dirty Dog on Bed 1909
A white puppy sleeps on a bed: he is covered in mud, and has left dirty pawprints all over the covers and pillow

Background imageMisbehaving Collection: Schoolboys and teacher on a Christmas card

Schoolboys and teacher on a Christmas card
Misbehaving schoolboys surprised by their teacher on a Christmas card. Date: circa 1890s

Background imageMisbehaving Collection: Dog and Dogs Meat Man

Dog and Dogs Meat Man
The dog s-meat man is confronted by a demanding client ! Date: 1835

Background imageMisbehaving Collection: Myth / Japan / Ghost Story

Myth / Japan / Ghost Story
A Japanese ghost story : The ghost of Yoichi appears to his friend Ichibei and asks for revenge on his misbehaving wife and her new husband

Background imageMisbehaving Collection: Comic postcard, Dog with pair of knickers Date: 20th century

Comic postcard, Dog with pair of knickers Date: 20th century

Background imageMisbehaving Collection: Comic postcard, Lead us not into temptation

Comic postcard, Lead us not into temptation -- a little child in church. Date: 1908

Background imageMisbehaving Collection: Kittens with a bowl of flowers on a postcard

Kittens with a bowl of flowers on a postcard. Date: circa 1890s

Background imageMisbehaving Collection: Kittens with a vase of flowers on a postcard

Kittens with a vase of flowers on a postcard. Date: circa 1890s

Background imageMisbehaving Collection: Two kittens on an artists palette on a greetings postcard

Two kittens on an artists palette on a greetings postcard
Two kittens on an artists palette on a German greetings postcard -- Art in the life of the cat. Date: circa 1890s

Background imageMisbehaving Collection: Illustration by Cecil Aldin, The Red Puppy Book

Illustration by Cecil Aldin, The Red Puppy Book. Poppy the red puppy visits the rabbits in their hutch and pulls faces at them because they wont come out and play. Date: 1910

Background imageMisbehaving Collection: DRUNKEN HUSBAND AT HOME

DRUNKEN HUSBAND AT HOME
Despite being told not to stay out drinking by his wife, a husband returns several hours later in an intoxicated state, with his wife waiting up for him. Date: mid-19th century

Background imageMisbehaving Collection: JAPANESE GHOST STORY

JAPANESE GHOST STORY
A Japanese ghost story : The ghost of Yoichi appears to his friend Ichibei and asks for revenge on his misbehaving wife and her new husband Date: 1908

Background imageMisbehaving Collection: Ladies bathing at Margate, Kent

Ladies bathing at Margate, Kent, are reproved by the local constabulary for unseemly behaviour. Date: 1871

Background imageMisbehaving Collection: Dog Steals Sausages

Dog Steals Sausages
A dog runs off with a string of sausages with the butcher boy in pursuit

Background imageMisbehaving Collection: Comic postcard -- boy and sleeping tramp

Comic postcard -- boy and sleeping tramp
Comic postcard -- a boy urinating on a sleeping tramp through a fence. Date: circa 1900s

Background imageMisbehaving Collection: Two boys tickling a man's feet on a Christmas card

Two boys tickling a man's feet on a Christmas card. Date: circa 1890s

Background imageMisbehaving Collection: Christmas card in the shape of a pie

Christmas card in the shape of a pie, open to reveal a little dog who has eaten all of it! (2 of 2) Date: circa 1890s

Background imageMisbehaving Collection: Two cats, a dog and a parrot on a Christmas card

Two cats, a dog and a parrot on a Christmas card. Date: circa 1890s

Background imageMisbehaving Collection: Comic German postcard -- Its raining

Comic German postcard -- Its raining! Date: circa 1900s

Background imageMisbehaving Collection: Snowman, policeman and boys on a cutout New Year card

Snowman, policeman and boys on a cutout New Year card
Snowman, policeman and snowballing boys on a cutout New Year card. circa 1890s

Background imageMisbehaving Collection: Balloon Seller and two naughty boys

Balloon Seller and two naughty boys 1917

Background imageMisbehaving Collection: Advertisement for National Benzole petroleum

Advertisement for National Benzole petroleum -- boy model (Denis Gilmore) in school uniform. 1959

Background imageMisbehaving Collection: Snowballing pigs on a Christmas postcard

Snowballing pigs on a Christmas postcard
Two snowballing boy pigs cause a respectable-looking adult pig to fall over in the snow on a Christmas postcard. Date: circa 1890s

Background imageMisbehaving Collection: Calendar design, Hes Coming

Calendar design, Hes Coming -- four schoolboys sit on a bench as their teacher enters the room. 1898

Background imageMisbehaving Collection: Music cover, Tiddlywinks

Music cover, Tiddlywinks by Michael Carr and Lewis Ilda, broadcast by Lou Preager and his band. 1934

Background imageMisbehaving Collection: Happy Families Playing Cards - Master Bobby

Happy Families Playing Cards - Master Bobby the Policemans Son. late 19th century

Background imageMisbehaving Collection: George Ernest Studdy, You Simply Must Save Water

George Ernest Studdy, You Simply Must Save Water! (The Sketch, 28 June 1922) To save water, Bonzo drinks milk instead. Date: 1922

Background imageMisbehaving Collection: Three boys in schoolroom on a Christmas card

Three boys in schoolroom on a Christmas card
Three boys in sailor suits in a schoolroom on a Christmas card -- one of them is drawing their teachers face on the blackboard. Date: circa 1890s

Background imageMisbehaving Collection: Monks in Beer Cellar

Monks in Beer Cellar
German monks in their bier keller Date: 1869

Background imageMisbehaving Collection: Standing in Corner

Standing in Corner
A misbehaving boy is made to stand in the corner of the room by his Mama Date: 1878

Background imageMisbehaving Collection: Little dog with knitting on a Christmas and New Year card

Little dog with knitting on a Christmas and New Year card
Little dog playing with knitting on a Christmas and New Year card. circa 1890s

Background imageMisbehaving Collection: Little dog destroying a doll on a Christmas card

Little dog destroying a doll on a Christmas card. Date: circa 1890s

Background imageMisbehaving Collection: Three cherubs fighting on a New Year card

Three cherubs fighting on a New Year card
Three cherubs fighting and breaking things on a New Year card. Date: circa 1890s

Background imageMisbehaving Collection: Six boys pillow fighting on a Christmas card

Six boys pillow fighting on a Christmas card
Six boys having a turbulent pillow fight on a Christmas card, with a notice on the wall: Love one another. Date: circa 1890s

Background imageMisbehaving Collection: Little boys birds nesting on a Christmas card

Little boys birds nesting on a Christmas card, with a warning about greed. Date: circa 1890s

Background imageMisbehaving Collection: Cats in a schoolroom on a greetings card

Cats in a schoolroom on a greetings card, some studying, others making mischief. Date: circa 1890s

Background imageMisbehaving Collection: Illustration by Cecil Aldin, Puppy Tails

Illustration by Cecil Aldin, Puppy Tails. Thoughtful Bill the bloodhound tells a little white puppy that it is bad manners to eat too quickly, and then to sit on the empty plate. Date: 1912

Background imageMisbehaving Collection: Frontispiece design by Cecil Aldin, Puppy Tails

Frontispiece design by Cecil Aldin, Puppy Tails. A hungry puppy suspects a sleeping puppy of having eaten his dinner. Date: 1912

Background imageMisbehaving Collection: End paper design by Cecil Aldin, Pickles

End paper design by Cecil Aldin, Pickles, showing the naughty puppy running round in a circle with green ribbons. Date: 1909

Background imageMisbehaving Collection: Title page design by Cecil Aldin, Pickles

Title page design by Cecil Aldin, Pickles, showing the puppy in question running round the outer border. Date: 1909



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