Coats for rainy weather, 1954
A couple of coats, suitable for wet and windy weather. On the left is a coat of lightweight pure woollen Venetian available in wine, cocoa, bottle or charcoal, with an up-to-minute lining of a scientifically treated material which insulates against the cold. By Asta from Harrods and Marshall & Snelgrove. On the right is a beautifully cut mackintosh with a swinging, cloak-like line and a silk moire finish and is reversible. Packable into a very small space. By Telemac and available at Bourne & Hollingworth.
© Illustrated London News Ltd/Mary Evans
Man and woman walk along the sea front in high winds, Troon
A man and woman walk along the sea front in high winds at Troon, Ayrshire, Scotland. It is winter, cold and the waves roll up the beach. The couple carry plastic shopping bags Date: 2004
© Philip Dunn / Mary Evans Picture Library
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A Diller a Dollar, a Twelve O'clock Scholar
Nursery rhyme illustration -- A Diller a Dollar, a Twelve O'clock Scholar, what makes you come so soon? You used to come at ten o'clock, and now you come at noon. A little girl in a red dress, carrying her school satchel, is surrounded by fairies and falling leaves on an autumnal day.
© The Florence Mary Anderson Collection / Peter & Dawn Cope / Mary Evans