Suffragettes Geese to Parliament
Suffragettes Geese to Parliament. Four white geese in a line head for parliament. Geese often featured on suffragette cards and ceramic figures, probably because they were perceived to be tiresomely noisy, foolish and easily led. Date: circa 1908
© The March of the Women Collection / Mary Evans Picture Library
1908, Cards, Ceramic, Easily, Featured, Figures, Foolish, Geese, Head, Historical, History, Led, Line, Noisy, Parliament, Perceived, Rights, Suffrage, Suffragette, Suffragettes, Tiresomely, White, Womens
Cartoon Depicting the Problems of Professionalism in Footbal
Cartoon showing the perceived problems of professionalism in football. In the main series of images, two football club directors haggle over the value of a player who performs a number of feats in front of them. The price wavers between 50 and 1000 pounds, before concluding on 75 with the comment Very well. If I don't like him I can always sell him'. In the image at bottom right, an auction takes place for a player, under a banner proclaiming: Weekly sales of the Finest footballers. Complete Teams supplied at short notice'"
© Illustrated London News Ltd/Mary Evans