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Punch, or the London Charivari, Vol. 158, June 16, 1920   By:

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"Punch, or the London Charivari, Vol. 158, June 16, 1920" is a delightful collection of satirical illustrations, jokes, and commentary that provide a fascinating insight into the social and political landscape of early 20th century England. The sketches and cartoons are both humorous and thought-provoking, offering a sharp critique of the issues of the day. The writing is witty and engaging, making this volume a joy to read. Overall, this book is a must-read for anyone interested in the history of satire and comedy in Britain.

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or the London Charivari

Volume 158, Jan Jul 1920

June 16, 1920


"The Bolshevists," says a gossip writer, "do not always rob Peter to pay Paul." No, they sometimes just rob Peter.

A Yarmouth report anticipates a shortage of herrings. It is said that the PRIME MINISTER has a couple of second hand red ones for disposal which have only been drawn across the path once or twice.

"One of the Kaiser's mugs," says a news item, "has just been sold in New York for forty pounds." We have suspected for some time that he was a double faced fellow.

"There should be no temptations to crime in so beautiful a spot," said Mr. Justice COLERIDGE when presented with white gloves at the Anglesey assizes. The sentiment is thought to be as old as ADAM.

"If it is necessary to strengthen the hands of the military in Ireland," said Mr. LLOYD GEORGE, "the Government will certainly do so." Our own view is that they should be protected even if it means sending the Reserve of Special Constables to do it.

According to the Ministry of Transport, there is only one motor car to every one hundred and twenty people in Great Britain. The necessity of fixing a maximum bag of pedestrians per car does not therefore arise.

A purple eyed fish, eleven feet long, with a horn on its nose and no teeth, has been caught at San Diego, California... Continue reading book >>

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