Strong Cheese repels diner and waiter
One of the Market Reports illustrated postcard series.
Cheese: "Supply much stronger, but very little demand."
This commodities phrasiology is illustrated by a waiter struggling to cope with the fragrance of a ripe old blue cheese (stilton?), which has already defeated this would-be diner!
© Mary Evans / Grenville Collins Postcard Collection
Hawker P.1101 Hunter T Mk.7 prototype
Hawker P.1101 Hunter T Mk.7 prototype XJ615. First flown on 8 July 1955, the initial shape of the canopy caused severe airflow problems. This photograph shows XJ-615 after having the definitive canopy shape and fairing fitted. XJ615 was delivered to the Royal Air Force, after flight tests were completed, on 1 May 1959, but was written off on 24 June 1964. Date: 1956
© The Peter Butt Aviation Collection / Mary Evans Picture Library
Strip tease card game - Prudie suit - Spoil Sport
Strip tease card game - Prudie suit - Spoil Sport. A game which features characters involved in performing (and subsequently prosecuting and defending) a striptease. The complex rules allow for two variants of the game, providing for prosecution of the person (or theatre) presenting the striptease.
© Mary Evans Picture Library