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Punch, or the London Charivari, Vol. 158, 1920-02-18   By:

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In "Punch, or the London Charivari, Vol. 158, 1920-02-18", readers are treated to a collection of witty and satirical cartoons and articles that provide a snapshot of British society in the early 20th century. The illustrations are cleverly drawn and the humor is sharp, offering insight into the political and social issues of the time.

The magazine covers a wide range of topics, from politics and fashion to entertainment and technology, showcasing the broad scope of interests and concerns of the era. The writing is engaging and the artwork is dynamic, making this volume a delightful read for history buffs and fans of satire alike.

Overall, "Punch, or the London Charivari, Vol. 158, 1920-02-18" is a fascinating glimpse into the past that entertains and informs in equal measure. It is a must-read for those interested in British history and culture, and a testament to the enduring power of political satire.

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VOL. 158.

February 18th, 1920.


Writing in the Echo de Paris "PERTINAX" asks Mr. LLOYD GEORGE to make some quite clear statement regarding his advice to electors. There is more innocence in Paris than you might suppose.

Professor WALLER has demonstrated by experiment that emotion can be measured. At the same time he discouraged the man who asked for a couple of yards of Mr. CHURCHILL'S feelings when reading The Morning Post .

Sir THOMAS LIPTON'S challenge for the America Cup has been accepted by the New York Yacht Club. It appears that neither Mr. Secretary DANIELS nor "President" DE VALERA was consulted.

Widespread alarm has been caused in London by the report that a certain famous artist has threatened to paint a Futurist picture of a typical O.B.E.

A Dutch paper reminds us that the ex CROWN PRINCE has taken a Berlin University degree. We can only suppose that nobody saw him take it.

In the case of a will recently admitted to probate it was stated that the testator had disposed of over seven hundred thousand pounds in less than a hundred words. It is not expected that the Ministry of Munitions will take this lying down.

It is said that unless the new Unemployment Insurance is an improvement on the present rates quite a number of deserving people will be thrown into work... Continue reading book >>

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