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
Fraulein von Poremski and her cropped hair, 1928
Fraulein von Poremski, a noted Berlin dancer, with a severe, cropped hairstyle. The Graphic magazine in which this photograph features comments, "The bizarre hair has been found original and attractive by many admirers of her hart. Others see in this severe, almost hoydenish shingle a reason for the present reaction away from close-cropped masculinity in coiffures."
© Illustrated London News Ltd/Mary Evans
Consolidated PBY-5A Catalina N610FF
Canadian Vickers PBV-1A Canso (PBY-5A) N610FF (msn CV-399) of Barringer Research Limited, based in Toronto, Canada. The aircraft is seen at London Heathrow Airport for the 60 Years of Heathrow celebration. N610FF continued low-level geophysical surveys until 15 October 1970 when it crashed after take-off at Rhinelander-Oneida County Airport in Wisconsin, due to taking-off with severe airframe icing. Date: 1965
© The Peter Butt Aviation Collection / Mary Evans A The Peter Butt Aviation Collection / Mary Evans