Cartoon, The Church and Stage Guild
Cartoon, The Church and Stage Guild -- Playful Kittens! The Church and Stage Guild was formed in May 1879, with a view to breaking down prejudice against the theatre and its performers. By the time of this cartoon, it had nearly 500 members from the clergy and the theatrical world. The clergyman at the centre is Stewart Headlam (1847-1924), founder of the Guild.
© Terry Parker / Mary Evans Picture Library
Ramsay MacDonald's Cabinet, first Labour Government
Group photo, Ramsay MacDonald's Cabinet in the first Labour Government. Front row (left to right): Adamson, Lord Parmoor, Snowden, Lord Haldane, MacDonald, Clynes, Thomas, Henderson. Second row: Trevelyan, Walsh, Lord Thomson, Lord Chelmsford, Olivier, Buxton, Wedgwood, Hartshorn, Shaw. Back row: Webb, Wheatley, Jowett.
© The John Barrett Collection / Mary Evans Picture Library
Burma - Socialist Propaganda postcard
Burma (now Myanmar) - Socialist Propaganda postcard from the early years of the Socialist State in Burma. The card appears to be showing a happy unity between a soldier representing the military (it was Ne Win's military regime that seized power in a coup in 1962), a rural farmer and a factory worker. The BSPP (Burma Socialist Programme Party) advocated a programme of the "Burmese Way to Socialism" which embodied both Communist and Buddhist influences. Date: circa 1963
© Mary Evans / Grenville Collins Postcard Collection