Caricature of Squire Bancroft and Edgar Bruce
Caricature of Sir Squire Bancroft (1841-1926) and Edgar Bruce (1845?-1901), both actor-managers. Bancroft is portrayed as Shylock wanting his pound of flesh, in the form of payment for the use of the Prince of Wales Theatre, London.
© Terry Parker / Mary Evans Picture Library
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87 mm German engraved artillery shell case - Bezalel School
'77 mm. German artillery shell case engraved at the Bezalel School in Jerusalem. Inlaid silver and copper damascene work with a date tree surmounting a brass etched vignette of Rachel's Tomb supported by images of two Lions of Judah on each side. Brass engraved Hebrew lettering referring to the text from Jeremiah, Chapter 31, Verse 15 - 'Thus says the Lord: Refrain your voice from weeping, and your eyes from tears, for your work shall be rewarded says the Lord, and they shall come again from the Land of the Enemy.' . Trench Art'
© David Cohen Fine Art/Mary Evans Picture Library