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musician that he was, and even greater as a composer, Johann Sebastian
Bach knew how to relax with his family." Advert for Magnavox, undated
HENRY VIII enlisted (messy eating and boorish behaviour perhaps) advert
for an insurance company who protects the Scott Paper Company August 1964,
ROBIN HOOD Men in tights exult over large wedge of cheese, National Dairy
November 1947 22 x 24cms There is nothing so amusing as American sensibilities
addressing themselves to Scotland or to Robin's Sherwood. These tights
are all wrong. "Under those oaks Robin Hood and his stout yeomen
flung themselves down to laugh and rest after forays."
FAMOUS LADIES "You know Susan Smith ! She represents every modern
housewife in America. No queen in the past ever had such a wonderful servant
as the electricity she uses in her home every day. " This advert
for Americas' Independent Electric Light and Power Companies , Feb 1961
and measuring 22 x 23 cms. From L to R ; Queen Elizabeth I of England
; Queen Marie Antoinette of France, Queen Guinevere of Britain.
LEONARDO an illustration by Robert Riggs probably, used by the computer
company IBM to demonstrate risky technological advances, 15 x 25cms - this flight
is claimed to have occurred in 1505.
WRIGHT BROTHERS Wilbur and Orville Wright imagined to add native lustre
to the name of the Mutual Life Insurance Company, John Hancock.