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Morals Collection

Background imageMorals Collection: Phrenological Head / Scrap

Phrenological Head / Scrap
A phrenological head, showing the different categoies of the brain which should exist in healthy humans. These include self perceptive, aspiring and animal morals

Background imageMorals Collection: Emma de Burgh, tattooed lady, 1897

Emma de Burgh, tattooed lady, 1897
Emma de Burgh, tattooed lady. The work on her back depicts the Last Supper, by Da Vinci, and was regarded at the time to be one of the finest piece of tattooing produced in America

Background imageMorals Collection: WW1 - German anti-British propaganda postcard

WW1 - German anti-British propaganda postcard - Caught and Trapped - a duplicitous British Army Officer is captured by the forces of the Central Powers trying to smuggle a machine gun to his men

Background imageMorals Collection: Seven Deadly Sins

Seven Deadly Sins
Life on Earth - where one is surrounded by the seven deadly sins - and life in Heaven, where we will go if we do not yield to them

Background imageMorals Collection: Fruits of Idleness

Fruits of Idleness - a young man has passed out from drinking too much alcohol. circa 1830s

Background imageMorals Collection: Cover design, The Mothers Picture Alphabet

Cover design, The Mothers Picture Alphabet
Cover design in blue and gold, The Mothers Picture Alphabet, dedicated by Her Majestys Permission to HRH the Princess Beatrice, designed by Henry Anelay, engraved by James Johnston. Date: circa 1860

Background imageMorals Collection: Tango craze: British ballroom version imagined, 1913

Tango craze: British ballroom version imagined, 1913
" The tango untangled, and made suitable for use in British ballrooms." The Bystander imagines a sanitised version of the tango, suitable for dancing in respectable British ballrooms

Background imageMorals Collection: Miserable Sunday

Miserable Sunday
Between them, the holier-than- thou crowd, and the powers- that-be, combine to make Sunday miserable

Background imageMorals Collection: Comic postcard, Vicar and drunk woman in park

Comic postcard, Vicar and drunk woman in park Date: 20th century

Background imageMorals Collection: Comic postcard, Woman in bikini and beach inspector Date: 20th century

Comic postcard, Woman in bikini and beach inspector Date: 20th century

Background imageMorals Collection: Comic postcard, Chauffeur and seaside landlady

Comic postcard, Chauffeur and seaside landlady Date: 20th century

Background imageMorals Collection: Victorian morals - punctuality is important

Victorian morals - punctuality is important because it subserves the peace and good temper of a family. 19th century

Background imageMorals Collection: Importance of Punctuality, Victorian morality print

Importance of Punctuality, Victorian morality print Date: circa 1850

Background imageMorals Collection: Hemline Regulations

Hemline Regulations
A female swimmer having the hemline of her bathing costume inspected at Palm Beach. Date: circa 1925

Background imageMorals Collection: Graham Greene, English writer, in old age

Graham Greene, English writer, in old age
Graham Greene (Henry Graham Greene, 1904-1991), English author, playwright and literary critic, best known for his novels focusing around Roman Catholicism and morality: Brighton Rock

Background imageMorals Collection: Cartoon, EDITOR SEEKING DIRT

Cartoon, EDITOR SEEKING DIRT
Cartoon, a penny press editor rakes for sensational claptrap in the muddy stream of twaddle and mock morality, oblivious of the angel who bids him search for Truth. Date: 1867

Background imageMorals Collection: Awkward encounter with a prostitute, London

Awkward encounter with a prostitute, London
An awkward encounter in Regent Street, London - a man's wife says to him: That girl seems to know you, George ! Date: 1871

Background imageMorals Collection: Comic postcard, Women chatting about a show Date: 20th century

Comic postcard, Women chatting about a show Date: 20th century

Background imageMorals Collection: Comic postcard, Vicar and drunken man Date: 20th century

Comic postcard, Vicar and drunken man Date: 20th century

Background imageMorals Collection: Comic postcard, Little girl visits Egyptian exhibition Date: 20th century

Comic postcard, Little girl visits Egyptian exhibition Date: 20th century

Background imageMorals Collection: Comic postcard, Mother and daughter discussion

Comic postcard, Mother and daughter discussion Date: 20th century

Background imageMorals Collection: Comic postcard, Mother and daughter discussion Date: 20th century

Comic postcard, Mother and daughter discussion Date: 20th century

Background imageMorals Collection: Comic postcard, Vicar and housewife Date: 20th century

Comic postcard, Vicar and housewife Date: 20th century

Background imageMorals Collection: A Country Girl in London by Frank Price, an entirely new

A Country Girl in London by Frank Price, an entirely new and original drama of modern English life in town and country (original title: A Woman of Shame). Date: 1900s

Background imageMorals Collection: Reopening of Sadlers Wells Theatre, Sermon

Reopening of Sadlers Wells Theatre, Sermon
Reopening of Sadlers Wells Theatre, London, 26 July 1845, Sermon by Rev William Owen of Chadwell Street Chapel Date: 1845

Background imageMorals Collection: Joke notice, Lost Hours

Joke notice, Lost Hours
Joke notice, Lost, somewhere between sunrise and sunset, Two Golden Hours, each set with Sixty Diamond Minutes. No Reward is offered, for they are Lost For Ever. early 19th century

Background imageMorals Collection: Music cover, Sister Ria, sung by Miss Lizzie Fletcher

Music cover, Sister Ria, sung by Miss Lizzie Fletcher
Music cover, Sister Ria, written by A J Mills, composed by Arthur Lennard, sung by Miss Lizzie Fletcher. 1895

Background imageMorals Collection: Cartoon, Mr Poland to Notorious Person

Cartoon, Mr Poland to Notorious Person
Cartoon, Mr Poland (a lawyer) to Notorious Person (Arthur Roberts, music hall performer) - Now, my dear Arthur, I consider myself responsible for your good behaviour; so - be careful! 1884

Background imageMorals Collection: Cartoon, Miss Mary Anderson, actress

Cartoon, Miss Mary Anderson, actress - The good girl who would give up her play to go to church. 1885

Background imageMorals Collection: Cartoon, The Coming Rosalind

Cartoon, The Coming Rosalind, Violet Vanbrugh and F C Burnand - Shall I be safe in these, Mr Burnand? Burnand is holding a copy of the Fortnightly Review

Background imageMorals Collection: Cartoon, Two Obadiahs, the morals of the stage

Cartoon, Two Obadiahs, the morals of the stage
Cartoon, Two Obadiahs. " Why don t you write an article on the morals of the stage? You ought to know something."

Background imageMorals Collection: Cartoon, The Bishop of London and The Ballet

Cartoon, The Bishop of London and The Ballet, showing Frederick Temple, Bishop of London, and the ballerina Martha Wooldridge, who had recently been performing at the Alhambra

Background imageMorals Collection: AN OFFENSIVE PHOTO

AN OFFENSIVE PHOTO
When Russian dancer Tamara Swirskaya is photographed on the steps of the Loggetta del Sansovino, Venezia, there are protests against the desecration of a sacred site Date: 1920

Background imageMorals Collection: CRUIKSHANK / THE GIN SHOP

CRUIKSHANK / THE GIN SHOP
The drunkard having signed the pledge goes with his family to church. plate 10 of 12 Date: 1868

Background imageMorals Collection: THE THREE MORAL GRACES

THE THREE MORAL GRACES
THE THREE GRACES There is no Grace without Decency, and there is no Decency without a Veil Date: 18th century

Background imageMorals Collection: NUN & CHORUS-GIRL NUN & CHORUS-GIRL

NUN & CHORUS-GIRL NUN & CHORUS-GIRL
The NUN and the CHORUS-GIRL are both welcome in Heaven Date: 1866

Background imageMorals Collection: CHASTITY ALLEGORISED

CHASTITY ALLEGORISED
CHASTITY PERSONIFIED A chaste girl walks through the wicked world, shy but confident, while the unchaste (dark-skinned) shrink away, and other girls admire her Date: circa 1850

Background imageMorals Collection: PURITAN GIRLS DANCING

PURITAN GIRLS DANCING
Puritan girls caught dancing Date: circa 1650

Background imageMorals Collection: POLISH SHORT SKIRT

POLISH SHORT SKIRT
A Polish girl takes refuge in a Warsaw church when an indignant crowd attack her because her skirt is too short for decency Date: 1929

Background imageMorals Collection: CHRISTMAS DANCERS

CHRISTMAS DANCERS
Dancers who dance on Christmas night are condemned to dance for the entire ensuing year Date: 1493

Background imageMorals Collection: POINTING FINGERS 1933

POINTING FINGERS 1933
Villagers suspect a girl of sin : Cast off by the husband she loved, Margaret stumbled past the prying eyes of the neighbours : they, too, believed the wicked lies Date: 1933

Background imageMorals Collection: Concepts - Morals

Concepts - Morals
THE BROAD AND NARROW WAY the good take the narrow road to Heaven while the wicked take the broad way to Hell Date: circa 1900

Background imageMorals Collection: MORALS / ROME THEATRES

MORALS / ROME THEATRES
The theatres of Rome are destroyed because they are considered to have a corrupting influence on public morals Date: 158 BC

Background imageMorals Collection: Ladies bathing at Margate, Kent

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

Background imageMorals Collection: Neither Wife Nor Maid, Grand Theatre, Doncaster

Neither Wife Nor Maid, Grand Theatre, Doncaster
Neither Wife Nor Maid, by Ada C Abbott, at the Grand Theatre, Doncaster, Yorkshire. 1910s

Background imageMorals Collection: Lady in Chastity Belt

Lady in Chastity Belt
When a gentleman has to leave home, his wife hands him the key of her chastity belt as a guarantee of her good behaviour

Background imageMorals Collection: Index et catalogus librorum prohibitorum (Index

Index et catalogus librorum prohibitorum (Index and catalog of Prohibited Books). List of publications prohibited by the Catholic Church to protect the faith

Background imageMorals Collection: Shrine of Plebeian Chastity set up by Virginia

Shrine of Plebeian Chastity set up by Virginia
A shrine of Plebeian Chastity is set up by Virginia, who had been refused access to the shrine of Patrician Chastity because she had married Volumnius, a plebeian



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