His Broadcast Master's 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"
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Galileo and his daughter Maria Celeste
Galilei Galileo (1564-1642), Italian physicist and astronomer, being guided by his daughter Maria Celeste (1600-1634), a nun. In 1633, Galileo was tried for heresy by the Roman Catholic Church for his support of the heliocentric Copernican theory. He was kept under house arrest for the rest of his life and later went blind. Artwork from Les Martyrs de la Science (G. Tissandier, 1882).
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'Little Jack Jelf was Put on the Shelf' - Victorian nursery rhyme illustration
A sobbing medieval child has been punished by his uncle for not being able to spell the word ‘pie', to the horror of his aunt, Mrs Grace. The punishment involves sitting on the kitchen shelf.
“Little Jack Jelf - Was put on the shelf - Because he would not spell pie - When his aunt Mrs Grace - Saw his sorrowful face - She could not help saying - Oh fie!”
From “Nursery Rhymes - Ridicula Rediviva” illustrated by J.E. Rogers, with chromolith printing by R. Clay Sons & Taylor and published in London in 1876 by Macmillan and Co.