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Punch, or the London Charivari, Volume 156, February 19, 1919   By:

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Punch, or the London Charivari, Volume 156, February 19, 1919 is a fascinating collection of satirical cartoons, witty prose, and humorous illustrations that provide a unique insight into the political and social climate of early 20th-century England. The clever writing and clever illustrations work together seamlessly to deliver pointed commentary on a wide range of topics, from current events and politics to everyday life and culture.

One of the standout features of this volume is the artwork, which is both visually stunning and incredibly detailed. The caricatures are exaggerated yet still manage to capture the essence of the figures they depict, making them both entertaining and thought-provoking. The humor is sharp and biting, with a touch of British wit that adds an extra layer of sophistication to the satire.

Overall, Punch, or the London Charivari, Volume 156, February 19, 1919 is a delightful and engaging read that offers a glimpse into a bygone era. Whether you're a fan of political humor or just enjoy a good laugh, this volume is sure to entertain and enlighten. Highly recommended for anyone with an interest in history, politics, or just a good old-fashioned chuckle.

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PUNCH,

OR THE LONDON CHARIVARI.

VOL. 156.

February 19, 1919.

CHARIVARIA.

The report that demobilisation will be completed by March 31st is now officially denied. There would appear to be something in the rumour that the Demobilisation Staff have expressed the hope of dying in harness.

It is stated that Woolwich Arsenal is preparing to manufacture ice cream freezers. People are wondering if it was the weather that gave them this happy thought.

The German ex Crown Prince is so determined that the Allies shall not place him on trial that he now threatens to commit suicide or die in the attempt.

"There are things we want to get rid of," says "BACK BENCHER" in The Daily Mail . The rumour that Sir FREDERICK BANBURY, M.P., has already demanded an apology is unconfirmed.

Soldier golfers, says a sporting writer, are already urging the introduction of fresh features into the game. A new method of addressing the ball, introduced from Mesopotamia, is said to be most efficacious.

With reference to the North of England man who has decided not to strike, we now learn that he happens to be out of work just at present.

ISAAC DENBIGH, of Chicago, is, we are told, one hundred and thirteen years of age... Continue reading book >>


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