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Mischief Collection (#6)

Background imageMischief Collection: Jeek the puppy with bowl and ball

Jeek the puppy with bowl and ball
Jeek the mongrel puppy looking cheeky with bowl and ball. Date: 1940

Background imageMischief Collection: The Njoro Polo Team

The Njoro Polo Team
Polo team of the Njoro ground, 7, 100 feet above sea level in British East Africa (Kenya). From left to right are Major W. A. Conduitt, Mr R. A. Pelham-Burn, Captain C. P

Background imageMischief Collection: Bonzo persuades a friend to throw a stone by George Studdy

Bonzo persuades a friend to throw a stone by George Studdy
Bonzo persuades a friend to throw a stone. The stone lands on a man lying on the beach, reading a newspaper, which means that Bonzo and the Bonzolines run right across him

Background imageMischief Collection: Jeek the puppy gets wet in the lake

Jeek the puppy gets wet in the lake
Jeek the mongrel puppy runs off and gets wet in the lake, and shakes water onto passers-by. Date: 1940

Background imageMischief Collection: Jeek the puppy in the new park

Jeek the puppy in the new park
Jeek the mongrel puppy in the new park, where signs say: No Dogs Allowed Unless Led and Keep Off The Grass. Date: 1940

Background imageMischief Collection: Two Naughty boys taking a drill to an unfortunate front door

Two Naughty boys taking a drill to an unfortunate front door
Two little boys from Northern Italy up to no good, Here they are taking a drill to the door of a less-favoured relative (possibly a Battleaxe Aunt)

Background imageMischief Collection: Puppies attaching the post - Ridways Tea Advertisement

Puppies attaching the post - Ridways Tea Advertisement
" The Pick of the post". An advertising postcard for Ridgways Tea, showing a pack of young puppies making some tasty discoveries while the Postmans back is turned

Background imageMischief Collection: Sloop yachts Mischief and Atalanta in the race for The Ameri

Sloop yachts Mischief and Atalanta in the race for The America Cup. Date c1882. Sloop yachts Mischief and Atalanta in the race for The America Cup. Date c1882

Background imageMischief Collection: Into mischief

Into mischief. Print shows a young girl pouring liquid into a top hat and using an umbrella to stir in a piece of lace; at her feet is an overturned bottle of ink. Date c1857

Background imageMischief Collection: Lady Ancaster with Josslyn Hay

Lady Ancaster with Josslyn Hay
The Hon. Josslyn Hay, 22nd Earl of Erroll (1901 - 1941), British peer famed for the unsolved case surrounding his murder in Kenya (he was immortalised in the film, White Mischief )

Background imageMischief Collection: A Sly Dig by William Heath Robinson

A Sly Dig by William Heath Robinson
Humorous illustration showing the unfortunate sequence of events due to the energetic trench digging by a little boy on a beach, or, as the captions reads

Background imageMischief Collection: Easter Customs - Czech Republic

Easter Customs - Czech Republic
In the Czech Republic there are many customs tied up with the Easter weekend. One such custom is illustrated on this postcard

Background imageMischief Collection: Kitten Basket

Kitten Basket
A basket of mischief! Four kittens in a basket. Date: 1950s

Background imageMischief Collection: Game of runaway knock

Game of runaway knock
A runaway knock: two mischievous boys knock on the door of a well-to-do house and run away, bringing the head of the household (or possibly a butler or footman) and various dogs to the front steps

Background imageMischief Collection: Private No Entry

Private No Entry
A mischievous boy ignores a sign on a gate stating, Private - No Entry and squeezes through. c.1945

Background imageMischief Collection: Anarchy by H. M. Bateman

Anarchy by H. M. Bateman
Anarchy, as imagined by a peaceful British humorist (H. M. Bateman) showing two mischievous rather than menacing anarchists with a large comedy style bomb which appears to dwarf them. Date: 1909

Background imageMischief Collection: Briggs at the Festival by Graham

Briggs at the Festival by Graham
Cartoon by Graham featuring his butler character Briggs (created for The Tatler) being pursued by some mischievous children who seem to have somehow got hold of the tall

Background imageMischief Collection: Shakespeare: Puck / 1908

Shakespeare: Puck / 1908
Puck/Robin Goodfellow: Shakespeares master of rustic mischief; the amoral spirit who delights in playing pranks... Date: 1908

Background imageMischief Collection: Theatre, The Man with a Load of Mischief 1925, Nerman

Theatre, The Man with a Load of Mischief 1925, Nerman
Fay Compton and Leon Quartermaine, in The Man with a Load of Mischief by Ashley Duke, and one of the hits of the season playing at the Haymarket, London

Background imageMischief Collection: The Weeks Woggles - Big Game Hunting

The Weeks Woggles - Big Game Hunting
Woggles, the Sealyham Terrier owned by animal artist, Cecil Aldin pictured here stalking an innocent looking soft toy

Background imageMischief Collection: His Artistic Temperament by Muriel Dawson

His Artistic Temperament by Muriel Dawson
A little boy in yellow shorts tests out his creativity on a pail of paint that has been rather carelessly left on the floor

Background imageMischief Collection: You Simply Must Save Water by George Studdy

You Simply Must Save Water by George Studdy
Instead of drinking from his dog bowl, a naughty puppy instead chooses to climb up at a table and help himself to water from a jug

Background imageMischief Collection: Green Old Age at the Vaudeville Theatre, 1874

Green Old Age at the Vaudeville Theatre, 1874
Engraving of a scene from the play Green Old Age, as performed at the Vaudeville Theatre, London, 1874. As can be seen, a couple of old sailors are causing mischief for their companions

Background imageMischief Collection: Stern Reproof

Stern Reproof
Humorous illustration by Lawson Wood (1878-1957) showing Gran pop the orang utan working as a delivery driver and dispatching a group of naughty fruit thieves

Background imageMischief Collection: Not Quite a Lady

Not Quite a Lady
Comic illustration by Lawson Wood showing Gran pop the orang utan reprimanding a cheeky young monkey who is making a face from the safety of her swing

Background imageMischief Collection: DOLLs HAIR CUT C1880

DOLLs HAIR CUT C1880
A little boy cuts his sisters dolls hair for her, probably without her agreement

Background imageMischief Collection: Dream of Flight 1922

Dream of Flight 1922
A boy dreams of great fun and mischief to be had if only he had wings like his pet parrot!

Background imageMischief Collection: Inventions Cartoon 2 / 2

Inventions Cartoon 2 / 2
Illustration 2/2 A comical cartoon showing what look like elves or pixies getting into mischief with various inventions

Background imageMischief Collection: Twin puppies in geranium bed

Twin puppies in geranium bed
Twin puppies, Snip and Snap, bury a bone under the geranium bed and generally make a mess

Background imageMischief Collection: Twin puppies having a tug of war

Twin puppies having a tug of war
Twin puppies, Snip and Snap, have a tug of war game with a once clean shirt which they have pulled down from the washing line

Background imageMischief Collection: Twin puppies rolling on clean washing

Twin puppies rolling on clean washing
Twin puppies, Snip and Snap, roll around on the nice clean washing so thoughtfully provided for them

Background imageMischief Collection: Police / Standard Uniform

Police / Standard Uniform
Two London policeman stand chatting in their standard uniform, while their colleagues ticks off a small boy with a wooden hoop, who has been making mischief

Background imageMischief Collection: Comm. Dell arte Scapino

Comm. Dell arte Scapino

Background imageMischief Collection: Tom Brown Performing

Tom Brown Performing
Tom performing the old west country song of The Leather Bottle, with considerable applause

Background imageMischief Collection: Inventions Cartoon 1 / 2

Inventions Cartoon 1 / 2
Illustration 1/2 A comical cartoon showing what look like elves or pixies getting into mischief with various inventions

Background imageMischief Collection: Winter Cartoon (Back)

Winter Cartoon (Back)
Illustration 2/2 A comical cartoon showing what look like elves or pixies getting into mischief in the snow and ice

Background imageMischief Collection: Winter Cartoon (Front)

Winter Cartoon (Front)
Illustration 1/2 A comical cartoon showing what look like elves or pixies getting into mischief in the snow and ice

Background imageMischief Collection: Motoring Cartoon (Back)

Motoring Cartoon (Back)
Illustration 2/2 A comical cartoon showing elves or possibly pixies getting into mischief with various motor vehicles

Background imageMischief Collection: Motoring Cartoon (Front)

Motoring Cartoon (Front)
Illustration 1/2 A comical cartoon showing elves or possibly pixies getting into mischief with various motor vehicles

Background imageMischief Collection: Flight Cartoon (Back)

Flight Cartoon (Back)
Illustration 2/2 A comical cartoon showing elves or possibly pixies getting into mischief with various aircraft

Background imageMischief Collection: Flight Cartoon (Front)

Flight Cartoon (Front)
Illustration 1/2 A comical cartoon showing elves or possibly pixies getting into mischief with various aircraft

Background imageMischief Collection: Hunting Alphabet - K

Hunting Alphabet - K
K stands for Keeper who may be suspected of all kinds of mischief, some quite unexpected



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