Miner at work within the Great Harwood Colliery
Miner at work within the Great Harwood Colliery - digging our Cock Bridge House Coal "so much esteemed for us in Farm and Country Houses" - available direct from the pit or via one of the local agents listed (including Mr Grime and Mr Dugdale !!). Date: circa 1910
© Mary Evans / Grenville Collins Postcard Collection
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How your body measurements should be taken 1924
American clothing catalogue, showing where you should measure yourself, for a woman's bust, waist and hip line, and also for length of skirt. Measuring a man's chest, waist, sleeve, trouser and inside seam for a suit.
© Mary Evans Picture Library
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A bathtime scene, by A. E. Bestall
Small Girl (owner of the teddy bear), after careful inspection of herself after her bath: You know, mummy, God must be magic, He's made me without a single seam! An illustration at bathtime of a mother drying her little girl. Alfred Bestall (1892-1986) is best-known as the artist who drew Rupert Bear for thirty years. Previous to this, Bestall produced more than forty colour illustrations for The Tatler as well as countless humorous line drawings and cartoon sketches.
© Estate of Alfred Bestall/ILN/Mary Evans Picture Library