Frog celebrating the arrival of 1907 by firing a cannon
A wonderfully odd German New Years card, welcoming in the arrival of 1907. The illustration rather bizarrely depicts a frog (holding a lucky four-leafed clover) firing off a cannon (mounted on toadstool wheels).
© Mary Evans / Grenville Collins Postcard Collection
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Elfen sprite standing in the undergrowth
A young elfen sprite standing in the undergrowth near a speckled toadstool. Watercolour painting by Malcolm Greensmith set in a circular border
© Mary Evans/Malcolm Greensmith
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