CodeGB/BCA/1009
Dates1900-1983
Person NameWigg; George (1900-1983)
SurnameWigg
ForenamesGeorge
Catalogue
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09508"The trouble is if we held a General Election tomorrow we'd probably win."Francis Whitford05 Aug 196609508.jpg 
17380[no caption]Richard Willson01 Mar 197017380.jpg 
08796"Wilson's security watchdog tracks down dangerous driver"Nicholas Garland21 Apr 196608796.jpg 
07069"Oo-oh! Special agent:- or the man with the golden Wigg (First exclusive preview
picture) 'I wish you'd stop referring to me as the poor girls's James Bond, Harold!"
Emmwood [John Musgrave-Wood]08 May 196507069.jpg 
09249George - do you think if we went to the country we could get back with a seriously reduced majority?Trog [Wally Fawkes]26 Jun 196609249.jpg 
11319"We'll say they must have floated in from the Gulf of AqabaStanley Franklin30 May 196711319.jpg 
NG0228[No caption]Nicholas Garland10 Mar 1966 - 31 Dec 1969NG0228.jpg 
12384"I told you Wigg would think of something"Stanley Franklin30 Nov 196712384.jpg 
10246"Really! The image the Press gives is disgraceful!"Michael Cummings09 Dec 196610246.jpg 
10412"It was only when I tried to think of new jobs for some of our senior ministers that I saw the great flaw in redeployment."Kenneth Mahood04 Jan 196710412.jpg 
NG0181"The Economy Stakes"Nicholas Garland10 Nov 1967NG0181.jpg 
12300So you're off then?Trog [Wally Fawkes]12 Nov 196712300.jpg 
07032Line-Up by our Mann. "The old historical rivalry, remember - Wigg against Tory?" / "She's read all those - she wants 5 and a half yards of these." / "Sorry you can't sleep, but I'm dictating an important message to the Minister of the Interior."Norman Mansbridge30 Apr 196507032.jpg 
12378"Guards are O.K. but I wouldn't want my sister to marry one." / "We're doing strikes and lockouts at school."Keith Waite29 Nov 196712378.jpg 
07602"Our trouble is that nobody wants to eavesdrop on what we say!"Michael Cummings03 Sep 196507602.jpg 
10099"Don't hang around - run and put her name down for school." / "Another message from Blake - he wants us to spring him from East Berlin." / "If it rings once more, I'm going to tap it."Keith Waite22 Nov 196610099.jpg 
MW2597"Christmas party knock-knock."Emmwood [John Musgrave-Wood]23 Dec 1969MW2597.jpg 
11927'I wish you chaps would keep my mother-in-law out of the house'Michael Cummings08 Sep 196711927.jpg 
10411"Good heavens, George, I don't care what Ho Chi-min thinks of my peace proposals - it's what Ho Chi-Foot, Ho Chi-Driberg, Ho Chi-Zilliacus & Co think that's important."Michael Cummings04 Jan 196710411.jpg 
ILW4268Published caption: They're off!Illingworth, Leslie Gilbert, 1902-197922 Dec 1969ILW4268.jpg 
12260"By an amazing coincidence I've just discovered that I'm a McWilson of the McWilson Clan from Glenmaboggy ..."Michael Cummings06 Nov 196712260.jpg 
10299" ... and when you've finished this inquiry start an inquiry into whatever happened to
Lord Mountbatten's inquiry into prison security!"
Emmwood [John Musgrave-Wood]15 Dec 196610299.jpg 
CU1079"Careful, Harold - or you'll feel the impact of my disapproval"Michael Cummings02 Oct 1967CU1079.jpg 
CU1084"By an amazing coincidence I've just discovered that I'm a McWilson of the McWilson Clan
from Glenmaboggy ..."
Michael Cummings06 Nov 1967CU1084.jpg 
10541"It's not so much what they said about me, George, but who leaked the information ... that's what's so upsetting!"Emmwood [John Musgrave-Wood]23 Jan 196710541.jpg 
MW3460"It's not so much what they say about me, George, but who leaked the information ... that's what so upsetting!"Emmwood [John Musgrave-Wood]23 Jan 1967MW3460.jpg 
MW2289" ... and when you've finished this inquiry start an inquiry into whatever happened to
Lord Mountbatten's inquiry into prison security!"
Emmwood [John Musgrave-Wood]15 Dec 1966MW2289.jpg 
12304"It's a dead cert for the 2.30 - you can put your robes and coronet on it." / "Next they'll be saying THEY invented flying saucers." / "Isn't the Nationalist party carrying things a bit too far?"Norman Mansbridge13 Nov 196712304.jpg 
16940"Christmas party knock-knock."Emmwood [John Musgrave-Wood]23 Dec 196916940.jpg 
16934They're off!Illingworth, Leslie Gilbert, 1902-197922 Dec 196916934.jpg 
09353"Cancel my Russian trip George, I'm going on a whistle stop tour of Wales!"Emmwood [John Musgrave-Wood]16 Jul 196609353.jpg 
NG0024"Wilson's security watchdog tracks down dangerous driver"Nicholas Garland21 Apr 1966NG0024.jpg 
CU1011[no caption]Michael Cummings06 Sep 1965CU1011.jpg 
07610[no caption]Michael Cummings06 Sep 196507610.jpg 
09840"Unlike the Church, my children, I'm adding to the Ten Commandments."Michael Cummings21 Oct 196609840.jpg 
10335"Another escaped prisoner? This is a much more important search! I'm hunting for a scapegoat to get me off the hook!"Michael Cummings21 Dec 196610335.jpg 
RSN0329[No Caption] Ralph SteadmanUndatedRSN0329.jpg 
16937"Only two runners at the Ascot meeting today, folks .."Stanley Franklin22 Dec 196916937.jpg 
08230[no caption]Emmwood [John Musgrave-Wood]04 Jan 196608230.jpg 
07173"But, Prime Minister, we are working hard and you can't expect us to reduce Britain to the austerity level of an Eastern European satellite overnight!"Michael Cummings31 May 196507173.jpg 
08868[no caption]Michael Cummings04 Apr 196608868.jpg 
12155"Careful, Harold - or you'll feel the impact of my disapproval"Michael Cummings02 Oct 196712155.jpg 
CU1068"Another escaped prisoner? This is a much more important search! I'm hunting for a
scapegoat to get me off the hook!"
Michael Cummings21 Dec 1966CU1068.jpg 
08037"Sorry Emperor, not only is there no bread but something's gone wrong with the circus, too!"Michael Cummings26 Nov 196508037.jpg 
16944"Your Grace, there's a gentleman singing some quite remarkable carols over a public address system."Giles; Ronald Carl (1916-1995)23 Dec 196916944.jpg 
18231"I spy strangers..."Michael Cummings05 May 196718231.jpg 
11075"I suppose the CIA hasn't got it in for us too!"Nicholas Garland20 Apr 196711075.jpg 
10075".. Remember, George, no emotional outburst, don't dance any Gopaks and don't tell any vulgar boatman stories."Emmwood [John Musgrave-Wood]19 Nov 196610075.jpg 
MW2296"Another Missing Picture."Emmwood [John Musgrave-Wood]03 Jan 1967MW2296.jpg 
MW2376"Come on George, make us laugh!"Emmwood [John Musgrave-Wood]04 Nov 1967MW2376.jpg 
ILW3927Published caption: End of term, 'Wilson minimus - if i could have your attention for a moment...'Illingworth, Leslie Gilbert, 1902-19794 Aug 1965ILW3927.jpg 
MW2375"George I've decided to make you a hereditary peer!"Emmwood [John Musgrave-Wood]02 Nov 1967MW2375.jpg 
11017"Should be a great success - Jim's written it, Sandie's singing it ..."Stanley Franklin11 Apr 196711017.jpg 
08887"Why be so suicidal, darling? Can't you just be pessimistic like me?"Michael Cummings01 Apr 196608887.jpg 
07116"A bit more practise and then I shall lure you with the Beatles' love call." / "They tried to get me in a poker game for my 'golden handshake.'" / "Not so much of that 'hating their guts' - it's an admission they've got them."Norman Mansbridge19 May 196507116.jpg 
10809[no caption]Illingworth, Leslie Gilbert, 1902-197906 Mar 196710809.jpg 
MW2517"More Saturday Sonnets." Published captions written under each picture from left:- "When Northwinds do blow / and there's ice and there's snow / And the pools and sports a non-runner / Don't rant and don't rave, but, / Put on a face brave - / And thank God that it's shortening the summer! / HA! HA! HA! and Hee! Hee! Hee! / All's not well with Charles de G. / For Wilson may be Bob for Bonn / But WEU is Non! Non! Non! - / Go to prove who is the master race / He cut of his noes to spite his face! / Some talk of Alexander and some of Diana Rigg / Of Eisenhower and Monty and even Colonel Wigg / But of all of those douhty heroes / There's none that can compare / With acting Corporal Healey / who left the barracks bare!" Down in the City, Something stirr'd / A mini-skirted dolly bird, / City bears with chagrined grins / Cursed into their pink gins, / But wiser wits said, 'Come let's lumpit! - / We'll soon get used to TEA and crumpet. Doctor Babu, from Bombay, / Very good doctor in every way, / Came to London, National Health, / Plenty patients / Plenty wealth / Oh my goodness! Gives wrong unction, / Very soon back in Bombay Junction.Emmwood [John Musgrave-Wood]22 Feb 1969MW2517.jpg 
12289"Come on George, make us laugh!"Emmwood [John Musgrave-Wood]04 Nov 196712289.jpg 
12407"George I've decided to make you a hereditary peer!"Emmwood [John Musgrave-Wood]02 Nov 196712407.jpg 
11082"The Empress is lucky to have some clothes!"Michael Cummings21 Apr 196711082.jpg 
VY2844A"The Labour party is like a vehicle. If you drive at great speed, all the people in it are either so exhilarated or so sick that you have no problems. But when you stop, they all get out and start to argue about which way to go" - Mr Wilson in September 1963Vicky [Victor Weisz]01 Oct 1965VY2844A.jpg 
09628TUC of warKem [Kimon Evan Marengo]13 Sep 196609628.jpg 
07118"I think it's a doorstep salesman." / "Perhaps you would like to step inside and repeat that remark." / 50 / 50Keith Waite19 May 196507118.jpg 
MW2104[no caption]Emmwood [John Musgrave-Wood]10 Dec 1964MW2104.jpg 
10763"If ever you catch me being really frank, send out a D-notice to stop me being publishedMichael Cummings26 Feb 196710763.jpg 
12280"The Economy Stakes"Nicholas Garland10 Nov 196712280.jpg 
CU1034[no caption]Michael Cummings04 Apr 1966CU1034.jpg 
JJ0333[no caption]John Jensen17 Sep 1967JJ0333.jpg 
11978[no caption]John Jensen17 Sep 196711978.jpg 
MW2144"Oo-oh! Special agent:- or the man with the golden Wigg (First exclusive preview picture) 'I wish you'd stop referring to me as the poor girls's James Bond, Harold!"Emmwood [John Musgrave-Wood]08 May 1965MW2144.jpg 
10450More baffling road signsEmmwood [John Musgrave-Wood]10 Jan 196710450.jpg 
NG0316"I suppose the CIA hasn't got it in for us too!"Nicholas Garland20 Apr 1967NG0316.jpg 
GAN/1919"Your Grace, there's a gentleman singing some quite remarkable carols over a public
address system."
Giles; Ronald Carl (1916-1995)23 Dec 1969GAN1987.jpg 
RS0075[No Caption] Ralph Steadman13 October 1967RS0075.jpg 
09918[no caption]Illingworth, Leslie Gilbert, 1902-197902 Nov 196609918.jpg 
MW2379"Well if they do - we'll join it!"Emmwood [John Musgrave-Wood]14 Nov 1967MW2379.jpg 
MW2364"George! If you can stop frugging around for a minute and listen ... now we're in
REAL trouble. Emmwood's escaped!"
Emmwood [John Musgrave-Wood]26 Sep 1967MW2364.jpg 
MW2343"Cheer up, George, We'll try and arrange another interview for you with David Frost on the telly."Emmwood [John Musgrave-Wood]27 Jun 1967MW2343.jpg 
08717"Hey! Give us back our ball again, mister."Nicholas Garland31 Mar 196608717.jpg 
08286"At least we're expanding our production of hair shirts!"Michael Cummings12 Jan 196608286.jpg 
09990'Don't worry, Prime Minister, it's the German drift towards a dictatorship they're beefing about!'Illingworth, Leslie Gilbert, 1902-19799 November 196609990.jpg 
NG0202[No caption]Nicholas Garland10 Mar 1966 - 31 Dec 1969NG0202.jpg 
MW3459" ... Remember, George, no emotional outbursts, don't dance any gopaks and don't tell any vulgar boatman stories."Emmwood [John Musgrave-Wood]19 Nov 1966MW3459.jpg 
10745"Dammit, Wigg, I wish you'd stick to phone tapping, cable snooping and 'D' notices!"Jak [Raymond Jackson]23 Feb 196710745.jpg 
09932"Jenkins, while you're having this security check ... "William Papas03 Nov 196609932.jpg 
MW2257"Cancel my Russian trip George, I'm going on a whistle stop tour of Wales!"Emmwood [John Musgrave-Wood]16 Jul 1966MW2257.jpg 
MW3433[no caption]Emmwood [John Musgrave-Wood]04 Jan 1966MW3433.jpg 
07078"Now, Wigg, what about my own security?"William Papas11 May 196507078.jpg 
11215"What's nice about commanding an awkward squad is that no one would dream of picking any of its chaps to replace its commanding officer!"Michael Cummings29 Sep 196711215.jpg 
MC0563"Gentlemen! The new member of our team!"Michael Cummings21 Nov 1958MC0563.jpg 
07486End of term, 'Wilson minimus - if i could have your attention for a moment...'Illingworth, Leslie Gilbert, 1902-19794 August 196507486.jpg 
VY3104"On behalf of my Rt. Hon. friend behind me..."Vicky [Victor Weisz]01 Aug 1960 - 25 Jan 1963VY3104.jpg 
09894"I've appointed a legal commission to inquire into the disaster of my policies. If therefore you criticise or comment on them you'll go to prison."Michael Cummings29 Oct 196609894.jpg 
18190'First things first, brothers - what's happening about D'Oliveira?'Emmwood [John Musgrave-Wood]26 Jan 196718190.jpg 
09941"Now, gentlemen, let us discuss a maximum security prison for anyone who doesn't think I'm the wisest statesman since King Solomom."Michael Cummings04 Nov 196609941.jpg 
10755Baa Baa Black SheepIllingworth, Leslie Gilbert, 1902-197924 Feb 196710755.jpg 
CU1095"Good heavens, George, I don't care what Ho Chi-min thinks of my peace proposals - it's
what Ho Chi-Foot, Ho Chi-Driberg, Ho Chi-Zilliacus & Co think that's important."
Michael Cummings04 Jan 1967CU1095.jpg 
12303"There, Wigg! The country's last reserves - and I sincerely hope, for Britain's sake, that your betting system is the winner you say it is."Michael Cummings13 Nov 196712303.jpg 
CU1116"I spy strangers..."Michael Cummings05 May 1967CU1116.jpg 
11062" ... and in future, cut out the cracks about 'thirteen years of Tory misrule'- the
country apparently preferred it!"
Emmwood [John Musgrave-Wood]18 Apr 196711062.jpg 
12165"Really, George! Why can't you behave in the same serious and responsible way that I do?"Michael Cummings05 Oct 196712165.jpg 
MW2266" ... and what's more, I'm too worried about my job to worry about yours."Emmwood [John Musgrave-Wood]09 Aug 1966MW2266.jpg 
10402I don't worry about burglars - its inconceivable anybody would want to steal my
collection"
Michael Cummings02 Jan 196710402.jpg 
ILW4037Published caption: 'Don't worry, Prime Minister, it's the German drift towards a dictatorship they're beefing about!'Illingworth, Leslie Gilbert, 1902-19799 November 1966ILW4037.jpg 
CU1077"What's nice about commanding an awkward squad is that no one would dream of picking
any of its chaps to replace its commanding officer!"
Michael Cummings29 Sep 1967CU1077.jpg 
09521" ... and what's more, I'm too worried about my job to worry about yours."Emmwood [John Musgrave-Wood]09 Aug 196609521.jpg 
RSN0569[No Caption] Ralph Steadman15 December 1967RSN0569.jpg 
07704".. and, George, don't let in any tedious Socialists while I'm writing the Party's policy!"Michael Cummings27 Sep 196507704.jpg 
10790Cummings unveils some unexhibited Henry Moore sculptures presented to the nation ...Michael Cummings03 Mar 196710790.jpg 
MW2399"Look George, you're backing Britain, I'm backing Britain, we're all backing Britain - but who's backing us?"Emmwood [John Musgrave-Wood]07 Jan 1968MW2399.jpg 
11800Cummings presents the Svetlana Wilson family picture albumMichael Cummings11 Aug 196711800.jpg 
11524"Cheer up, George, We'll try and arrange another interview for you with David Frost on
the telly."
Emmwood [John Musgrave-Wood]27 Jun 196711524.jpg 
NG0023"Our C.O.'s a pukka sahib"Nicholas Garland20 Apr 1966NG0023.jpg 
MW2321" ... and in future, cut out the cracks about 'thirteen years of Tory misrule'- the country apparently preferred it!"Emmwood [John Musgrave-Wood]18 Apr 1967MW2321.jpg 
MW2506Published captions:- "Old Emmwood's Almanack for the first six months of 1969 - [and under each picture from left] JANUARY Russians demand sanctions against America for invasion of moon. Big freeze hits Britain. Barbara Castle delighted. Threat as more power cuts to come. Election rumours. FEBRUARY Cubans hi-jack Apollo 9. Russia blames Britain. Freeze continues. Harold Wilson threatens to resign and join Tories. Students revolt. Opinion polls forecast election soon. MARCH Favourites first and second in Grand National. Russia accuses Harold Wilson of rape of Czechoslovakia. Thaw sets in. Barbara Castle furious. More revolting students. Election imminent. APRIL Enoch Powell joins labour Party. Government resigns. Powell takes over as P.M. of caretaker government. Tories resign. Wilson flees to Scilly Isles. Russia warns. General election demanded by revolting primary school students. MAY Harold Wilson returns fron the Scilly Isles at head of 20,000 revolting students. Ian Smith and Russia demand sanctions against Britain. General De Gaulle calls for general election. Britain goes to the polls. JUNE George Brown comes out of retirement and is elected leader of coalition government. Jim Callaghan furious. Cartoonists delighted. New Premier Brown appears on telly. Appeals to nation. General election imminent."Emmwood [John Musgrave-Wood]28 Dec 1968MW2506.jpg 
12311"Well if they do - we'll join it!"Emmwood [John Musgrave-Wood]14 Nov 196712311.jpg 
14519"Old Emmwood's Almanack for the first six months of 1969
- [and under each picture from left] JANUARY Russians demand sanctions against America for
invasion of moon. Big freeze hits Britain. Barbara Castle delighted. Threat as more power
cuts to come. Election rumours. FEBRUARY Cubans hi-jack Apollo 9. Russia blames Britain.
Freeze continues. Harold Wilson threatens to resign and join Tories. Students revolt.
Opinion polls forecast election soon. MARCH Favourites first and second in Grand National.
Russia accuses Harold Wilson of rape of Czechoslovakia. Thaw sets in. Barbara Castle
furious. More revolting students. Election imminent. APRIL Enoch Powell joins labour Party.
Government resigns. Powell takes over as P.M. of caretaker government. Tories resign.
Wilson flees to Scilly Isles. Russia warns. General election demanded by revolting primary
school students. MAY Harold Wilson returns fron the Scilly Isles at head of 20,000
revolting students. Ian Smith and Russia demand sanctions against Britain. General De
Gaulle calls for general election. Britain goes to the polls. JUNE George Brown comes out
of retirement and is elected leader of coalition government. Jim Callaghan furious.
Cartoonists delighted. New Premier Brown appears on telly. Appeals to nation. General
election imminent."
Emmwood [John Musgrave-Wood]28 Dec 196814519.jpg 
14885"More Saturday Sonnets." Published captions written under each picture from left:-
"When Northwinds do blow / and there's ice and there's snow / And the pools and sports a
non-runner / Don't rant and don't rave, but, / Put on a face brave - / And thank God that
it's shortening the summer! / HA! HA! HA! and Hee! Hee! Hee! / All's not well with Charles
de G. / For Wilson may be Bob for Bonn / But WEU is Non! Non! Non! - / Go to prove who is
the master race / He cut of his noes to spite his face! / Some talk of Alexander and some
of Diana Rigg / Of Eisenhower and Monty and even Colonel Wigg / But of all of those douhty
heroes / There's none that can compare / With acting Corporal Healey / who left the
barracks bare!" Down in the City, Something stirr'd / A mini-skirted dolly bird, / City
bears with chagrined grins / Cursed into their pink gins, / But wiser wits said, 'Come
let's lumpit! - / We'll soon get used to TEA and crumpet. Doctor Babu, from Bombay, / Very
good doctor in every way, / Came to London, National Health, / Plenty patients / Plenty
wealth / Oh my goodness! Gives wrong unction, / Very soon back in Bombay Junction.
Emmwood [John Musgrave-Wood]22 Feb 196914885.jpg 
08790"Our C.O.'s a pukka sahib"Nicholas Garland20 Apr 196608790.jpg 
09224"... yes, Colonel Wigg, the new security arrangements are splendid - but don't forget to shoot Chapman Pincher on sight!"Michael Cummings18 Jun 196609224.jpg 
08801Cummmings presents some more politics on TV...Michael Cummings22 Apr 196608801.jpg 
07898"I've got it! The Gas and Electricity Boards are secret agents of Smith imposing sanctions on us!"Michael Cummings17 Nov 196507898.jpg 
12051"We've let George out to attend a funeral, but HE refuses to escape and insists on coming back"Michael Cummings27 Sep 196712051.jpg 
09983"The Germans are lucky - at least their authoritarians aren't in their Government!"Michael Cummings09 Nov 196609983.jpg 
10130... But Alice in Wilsonland is too horrific for ADULTS to view on TVMichael Cummings25 Nov 196610130.jpg 
10362Cummings predicts for 1967 ...Michael Cummings28 Dec 196610362.jpg 
CU1094I don't worry about burglars - its inconceivable anybody would want to steal my
collection"
Michael Cummings02 Jan 1967CU1094.jpg 
CU1110Cummings unveils some unexhibited Henry Moore sculptures presented to the nation ...Michael Cummings03 Mar 1967CU1110.jpg 
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