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Artist or CreatorW.K. Haselden
Title or CaptionNew Year wishes for every age of man. [caption on reverse]
Extent1 item
Published byDaily Mirror
Date31 Dec 1921
FormatArtwork
Size32 x 39cm
TechniqueBlack ink
Embedded text or transcriptWant Pitty moon! [sic]
I want the earth!
Life of Napoleon
Alexander
Caesar
I want a good slice of the good things of this earth!
Sat 31 Dec
I want to be forty again!
Give me a settled income - I want nothing more!
I'm so old I want to die - that's all!
Person DepictedCaesar; Julius
Napoleon I (1769-1821); Emperor of the French
Alexander the Great (356-323 B.C.)
NotesPencil notes at top margin read 'Showing how our wishes become more modist as years go on (because they don't come true?)
SubjectsDeath
income
youths
old age
Success
businessmen
Libraries
books
emperors
boys
moon
babies
New Year's Eve
escapism
Series415
Copyright contact details22nd Floor One Canada Square Canary Wharf London E14 5AP 020 7293 3700 desk@mirrorpix.com
Location of artworkBritish Cartoon Archive
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GB/BCA/844Caesar; Julius   
GB/BCA/558Napoleon I (1769-1821); Emperor of the French1769-1821   
GB/BCA/4204Alexander the Great (356-323 B.C.)356-323 B.C.   
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