Witty tramp and disgusted older woman - Phil May Cartoon
In the Bars and Streets. Cartoon drawing by Phil May depicting a witty (if rather drunk) tramp and disgusted older woman, who refuses to provide charity. Drunken tramp: "Scuse me, Miss; but 'ave yer got such a thing as a copper about yer?" Old Lady (who has a great aversion to intemperance) - "No, certainly not!" Drunken tramp - (hic): "Sheems ter me we're both in the shame condition." !! Date: 1897
© Mary Evans / Grenville Collins Postcard Collection
Victoria Cross, The New Order of Valour
Special colour supplement from the ILN, June 1857 to commemorate the introduction of the Victoria Cross, a new order of valour first bestowed by Queen Victoria upon Crimean War veterans. The page shows a variety of acts of heroism. Clockwise from top left: John Berryman (Troop Serg. Major)refusing to leave Captain Webb at Balaklava. W. Norman, (Private) bringing in single-handed two Russian soldiers. Thomas Beach (Private) at Inkerman, rescuing Colonel Carpenter. F. C. Elton (Major) working in the trenches under heavy fire. C. H. Lumley (Brevet Major) in the Redan, engaged with three Russian gunners. John Grieve (Serg. Major) saving the life of an officer at Balaklava.
© Illustrated London News Ltd/Mary Evans
Northern Hunger March
Unemployed men from the north of England (Tyneside and Yorkshire banners are in this photograph) march to London, refusing to "starve at home" and demanding a "7 hour day".
© Mary Evans Picture Library 2015 - https://copyrighthub.org/s0/hub1/creation/maryevans/MaryEvansPictureID/10081009
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