1957 nuclear test: Fall-out
Fallout: The sinister and prolonged after-effect of nuclear explosions: a drawing illustrating some characteristics of this haunting phenomenon.An illustration by special Illustrated London News artist G.H Davis, with the cooperation of the United Kingdom Atomic Energy Authority, showing the dangers of nuclear fall-out. Britain's first nuclear tests in May 1957 prompted fears about the long term effects of the explosions on human life. Possible dangers listed here include radio-active dust and particles in rain, and the contamination of fish stocks.
© Illustrated London News Ltd/Mary Evans
Satire on The Yellow Book
Punch's satirical view of the fin-de-siecle publishing phenomenon, The Yellow Book, whose art editor was Aubrey Beardsley caricatured here. The publisher of The Yellow Book was The Bodley Head (here labelled The Bogey Head) owned by John Lane and Elkin Mathews. Date: 1895
© Mary Evans Picture Library
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Nathaniel St Andre, "Rabbit Docto"
Undated upper body engraving of Nathaniel St Andre, "Rabbit Doctor". Attended to the 'phenomenon' of Mary Tofts the 'Pretend Rabbit Breeder' and was taken in by her deception, ruining his reputation as one of the leading surgeons in the country. HPG/8/1/1 (ii)"
© Mary Evans Picture Library/HARRY PRICE
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