His Broadcast Masters Voice by George Studdy
A spoof on the famous His Master's Voice logo featuring a dog listening to a gramophone; Bonzo, the comic canine creation of George Studdy, is frightened out of his wits when he ears the voice of his owner while he is in the middle of chewing and destroying his pair of shoes. Credit line must read: Estate of George Studdy/Gresham Marketing Ltd./Mary Evan"
© Estate of George Studdy/Gresham Marketing Ltd./Mary Evans
Royal Air Force - Avro Shackleton AEW.2 WR960 'Dougal'
Royal Air Force - Avro Shackleton AEW.2 WR960 'Dougal', delivered to No.8 Squadron at RAF Lossiemouth on 8 June 1972 and retired in 1981. The Airborne Early Warning (AEW) Shackletons of 8 Squadron were named after characters in the Oliver Postgate animated childrens series The Herbs and The Magic Roundabout: WL741 delivered 4.4.73 'PC Knapweed', ret '81WL745 delivered 19.9.73 'Sage', ret '81WL747 delivered 11.4.72 'Florence', ret '91WL754 delivered 29.11.72 'Paul', ret '81WL756 delivered 5.5.72, 21.6.72 'Mr Rusty', ret '91WL757 delivered 29.8.72 'Brian', ret '91WL790 delivered 20.9.72, 11.5.73 'Mr McHenry', ret '91WL793 delivered 23.2.73 'Ermintrude', ret '81WL795 delivered 18.10.72 'Rosalie', ret '81WR960 delivered 8.6.72 'Dougal', ret '81WR963 delivered 1.8.72 'Ermintrude', changed to 'Parsley' on 16.8.73, ret '91WR965 delivered 31.1.73, changed to 'Dill' 17.8.73, written off with all crew killed 30.4.90 Date: circa 1977
© The Peter Butt Aviation Collection / Mary Evans Picture Library
WW2 Poster -- Typhus, How Is It Spread?
Information poster on typhus and how it is spread. Colour lithograph, British Army anti-typhus medical information poster, after 2nd Lieutenant Stacey Hopper. The poster poses questions, with illustrated answers, relating to the danger and prevention of Typhus and the lice that carry it. It was aimed, in particular, at troops on active service in Italy during World War Two. AL.63 was a DDT-based anti-louse powder used during World War Two to prevent infestation. Date: 1944
© The National Army Museum / Mary Evans Picture Library