Caricature of David James and Thomas Thorne
Caricature of David James (left, 1839-1893), English comic actor, and Thomas Thorne (right, 1841-1918), English actor and theatre manager, co-founders of the Vaudeville Theatre, London. They are wondering what production to put on next, and deciding on something by the popular dramatist Henry James Byron.
© Terry Parker / Mary Evans Picture Library
Circular discussion concerning the catch of the day
"Did yer Father cotch ony fish?" "yes." "Was they Biggins?" "They was bigger than the Little 'uns." "How big was the Little 'uns?" "They were none so big." !!! Date: 1892
© Mary Evans / Grenville Collins Postcard Collection
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