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In "Punch, or the London Charivari, Vol. 150, March 1, 1916," readers are treated to a collection of witty and satirical cartoons, articles, and poems that offer a glimpse into the social and political landscape of early 20th century England. The publication's sharp and often humorous commentary on various current events and figures of the time makes for an entertaining and thought-provoking read.

One of the highlights of this volume is the clever and insightful illustrations that accompany the written content. The artists behind these cartoons skillfully capture the absurdity of the world around them, using exaggerated features and playful imagery to drive home their points. Readers will find themselves chuckling at the depictions of politicians, celebrities, and everyday citizens alike.

In addition to the visual elements, the written pieces in this volume are equally engaging. From thought-provoking essays on contemporary issues to humorous poems and parodies, the range of content ensures that there is something for everyone to enjoy. The publication also does not shy away from tackling more serious topics, offering a balanced mix of lighthearted humor and incisive commentary.

Overall, "Punch, or the London Charivari, Vol. 150, March 1, 1916" is a delightful and informative read that showcases the wit and creativity of its contributors. Whether you are a history buff, a lover of satire, or simply looking for a good laugh, this volume is sure to entertain and enlighten.

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VOL. 150

MARCH 1, 1916


The Volunteers have at last been recognised. There has been nothing like it since the great recognition scene in Electra .

The case has been reported of a Stepney child which has developed a disease of the brain, as the result of an air raid. Similar cases are said to have been observed in the neighbourhood of Fleet Street.

It now transpires that the music of St. Paul's Cathedral emanates from an organ of German construction. There seems to be some doubt as to whether an explanation is due from The Westminster Gazette or The Times .

The mysterious shortage of butter in Germany, which has resulted in measures being drafted limiting the consumption to 4 ozs. per week per adult, is now explained. Count VON BERNSTORFF has used up all the available supplies on Congress.

The General Omnibus Company has made the announcement that it will not employ any women drivers for its omnibuses. The company's officers fear that if women were so employed there would be an absence of that racy repartee which alone prevents traffic from reaching a condition of indescribable congestion.

The demand for second hand pianos now for the first time in the history of the trade far exceeds the supply... Continue reading book >>

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