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Movie Wednesday: Yellowbeard

My first movie suggestion for my blog is Yellowbeard. This movie is a comedy that most people have forgotten about over the years.  It is actually one of my favorites and hard to find these days on DVD. 132 more words


Head and tail, or, A crown piece and a sovereign

“Lady Conyngham, immensely fat, and broadened by inflated sleeves and skirt, walks away from the picture-plane. The King advances from the right and takes her right hand.

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Arming John Bull to fight the buggoboos!!!

“John Bull, a much overburdened soldier, looks up in angry dismay at a helmet inscribed ‘Glory’ which Pitt (left) is about to place on his head.

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Boroughmongers' attack on the British column

The opponents of parliamentary reform, including Wellington and Peel, attempt to pull down a column topped by Lord John Russell, a portrait of William IV on the plinth.

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Mrs. M.A. Clarke

“Mrs. Clarke stands in the lobby of the House of Commons, a section of which is seen through the partly open door: the corner of three tiers of empty benches and the gallery, with a strip of the Speaker’s chair, showing his right elbow.

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The church in danger, or, A very uncommon parish dinner

“Satire showing an announcement from a pulpit in a church requesting the wardens to meet to consider eating the church.”–British Museum online catalogue.

  • Title: The church in danger, or, A very uncommon parish dinner .
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At Exeter Cathedral

A large, masculine-looking woman with spectacles and a hat, stands before stool on which sits an open book of music. She holds in her right hand a baton which rests on the open page.

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