CodeGB/BCA/1029
Dates1904-1988
Person NameRamsey; Michael (1904-1988)
SurnameRamsey
ForenamesMichael
Other forms of nameCanterbury, Arthur Michael Ramsay, Archbishop of
Catalogue
RefNoTitleArtistDateMultimediaImage
05908Enter the rogue elephantRoy Dewar21 Aug 196405908.jpg 
19170[no caption]Gerald Scarfe06 Dec 1970 
07731Christian actionWilliam Papas30 Oct 196507731.jpg 
17322"Making Dr Ramsey's trousers disappear isn't helping Christian unity, Brother Dominic"Stanley Franklin19 Feb 197017322.jpg 
11658Of course, I realise it wasn't personalRichard Willson19 Jul 197011658.jpg 
20750"I'm afraid, dear, that the idea of an ecclesiastical Common Market is one that Uncle Athelstan is having some difficulty in accepting."Osbert Lancaster15 Jul 197120750.jpg 
24298"We're a little nervous today - we've just heard a disquieting rumour that Lord Goodman's taking Holy Orders."Osbert Lancaster18 Apr 197324298.jpg 
MW3489"Please Your Grace - Bottomley has just written an unchristian word!"Emmwood [John Musgrave-Wood]14 Jul 1970MW3489.jpg 
00577Dr. Ramsey Archbishop of CanterburyStephen Roth14 Mar 196200577.jpg 
08199"But is it the image we wish to project?"Jak [Raymond Jackson]29 Dec 196508199.jpg 
06120"He'll soon have more ministers than we have."Jon [William John Philpin Jones]21 Oct 196406120.jpg 
09825"Come, come, dear lady, our Report is not all that permissive."Osbert Lancaster18 Oct 196609825.jpg 
07733"Never mind the brotherly love - can they fight?"Jak [Raymond Jackson]30 Oct 196507733.jpg 
14687'I love show business - but it will never take the place of Christianity' (Mr Cliff Richard preaching in Edinburgh).Richard Willson26 Jan 196914687.jpg 
22924"But, my Lord, there must be some terrible mistake! Has the Archdeacon ever SEEN my secretary?!!"Osbert Lancaster04 Aug 197222924.jpg 
16193"What's this about not working Sundays unless you get double time?"Stanley Franklin03 Sep 196916193.jpg 
JJ0099[No caption]John Jensen31 Oct 1965JJ0099.jpg 
JJ0110ConfrontationsJohn Jensen27 Mar 1966JJ0110.jpg 
MW3455[no caption]Emmwood [John Musgrave-Wood]16 Aug 1969MW3455.jpg 
07488" ... and you my dear Miss Vestry, are no Marlene Dietrich."Jon [William John Philpin Jones]04 Aug 196507488.jpg 
05736"Frankly, I think this window design is a bit too much 'with it'..."Stanley Franklin02 Jul 196405736.jpg 
CG/1/1/10/34[no caption]Giles; Ronald Carl (1916-1995)undatedGA5839.jpg 
18961"That vicar advertising margarine on telly has certainly started something."Mac [Stan McMurtry]11 Nov 197018961.jpg 
14718"By the way, canon, good shot with that egg!"Jak [Raymond Jackson]24 Jan 196914718.jpg 
16622'Doesn't matter what Prince Philip said, the next time anyone asks you if we need a Queen say - Yes!'Emmwood [John Musgrave-Wood]08 Nov 196916622.jpg 
10381That ecumenical Spirit.. / "Cardinal Spellman, I presume!" / "Dr. Ramsey, I presume!"Michael Cummings30 Dec 196610381.jpg 
MW2715"Thank your maker it was only Elizabeth 11 - if it had been Elizabeth 1 she'd have topped you." [changed to:- "had you topped!"]Emmwood [John Musgrave-Wood]20 Feb 1971MW2715.jpg 
12003"Instead of the Yorkshire cricket team we should send Dr. Ramsey on a tour of Rhodesia."Michael Cummings20 Sep 196712003.jpg 
18863"Agreed lads, if Ted sells arms to South Africa, we put the ban on his organ recitals!"Jak [Raymond Jackson]27 Oct 197018863.jpg 
16113[no caption]Emmwood [John Musgrave-Wood]16 Aug 196916113.jpg 
13816Oh, to be in EnglandEmmwood [John Musgrave-Wood]03 Aug 196813816.jpg 
07890[No caption]John Jensen31 Oct 196507890.jpg 
11618"Please Your Grace - Bottomley has just written an unchristian word!"Emmwood [John Musgrave-Wood]14 Jul 197011618.jpg 
13459'Who has it tracked down for the bank robbery this time?'Stanley Franklin23 May 196813459.jpg 
19739"Thank your maker it was only Elizabeth 11 - if it had been Elizabeth 1 she'd have
topped you." [changed to:- "had you topped!"]
Emmwood [John Musgrave-Wood]20 Feb 197119739.jpg 
18997"And what did the Prime Minister say about your petition?..."Paul Rigby16 Nov 197018997.jpg 
18866"Dearly beloved brethren, today's flight plan for a change, comes from the NEW Testament!"Michael Cummings28 Oct 197018866.jpg 
12830"There's a bad case of haunting around here, Archbishop, and I need a dynamic exorcism at once!"Michael Cummings02 Feb 196812830.jpg 
07732Saturday Foursomes / "...62...63... 64...Darling! You've broken Gary Player's record already!" / "An' stop calling me your Man o' Arran, Maggie." / "I tell yer, sport, this Smith and his UDI is gonna bust the Commonwealth wide open." / "Praise the Lord, and pass the ammunition."Emmwood [John Musgrave-Wood]30 Oct 196507732.jpg 
CU1075"Instead of the Yorkshire cricket team we should send Dr. Ramsey on a tour of
Rhodesia."
Michael Cummings20 Sep 1967CU1075.jpg 
10261"I wouldn't mind being a captive audience so much, if I hadn't already seen the film
397 times"
Michael Cummings12 Dec 196610261.jpg 
12969Dont bomb Ho Chi Minh Down with the immigration curb Keep Britain brown!Michael Cummings26 Feb 196812969.jpg 
CU1252"After the success of 'Hair', Archbishop, we're moving onto even trendier things"Michael Cummings12 Dec 1971CU1252.jpg 
13150[no caption]Gerald Scarfe04 Mar 1968 
08622Dr. Ramsey is reported to have complained about "excessive" proselytising carried out by Roman Catholics...Nicholas Garland25 Mar 196608622.jpg 
08621"Mind you, half of them think you're Alf Ramsey!"Jak [Raymond Jackson]25 Mar 196608621.jpg 
11977"Not now, dear, I'm trying to win back Canterbury Cathedral."Stanley Franklin18 Sep 196711977.jpg 
16279"It's a tranfer offer for Bobby Tambling." / "Maybe we could even afford a by-election." / "I've heard of blind date holidays honey, but this is ridiculous."Keith Waite16 Sep 196916279.jpg 
08633Cartoon A: "I must ask the television cameras not to concentrate on the hecklers.", Cartoon B: "Perhaps you wouldn't mind playing for this nice set of stamps instead.", Cartoon C: "Remind me to put up my salary again."Keith Waite24 Mar 196608633.jpg 
09833Cummings presents the Prime Minister's new motorcade straight from the Motor ShowMichael Cummings19 Oct 196609833.jpg 
17083"Let me warn you, dearly beloved, that no matter what Convocation recommends, there'll be no skipping the 'miserable sinners' in this church!"Osbert Lancaster15 Jan 197017083.jpg 
06126"This week my guests are Enid Blyton, the Archbishop of Canterbury - and Lord Hill!"Jak [Raymond Jackson]23 Oct 196406126.jpg 
19021"It's an old English proverb ... walk softly and carry a big stick!"Bernard Cookson17 Nov 197019021.jpg 
08617ConfrontationsJohn Jensen27 Mar 196608617.jpg 
CU1056"They refuse to bomb the Argentinians, George, because their principles only allow them
to bomb English-speaking whites."
Michael Cummings30 Sep 1966CU1056.jpg 
07746"Now that's the kind of archbishop I like to see! The Church Militant!!"Michael Cummings28 Oct 196507746.jpg 
18877"I say, Barber, wouldn't it help the revenue if we put a tax on tears?"Michael Cummings30 Oct 197018877.jpg 
12765"When I think of the others who might have been P.M. if they hadn't entered the Church, the Army, show business or TV, it almost reconciles me to Harold Wilson"Michael Cummings01 Jan 196812765.jpg 
09726"They refuse to bomb the Argentinians, George, because their principles only allow them to bomb English-speaking whites."Michael Cummings30 Sep 196609726.jpg 
21616"After the success of 'Hair', Archbishop, we're moving onto even trendier things"Michael Cummings12 Dec 197121616.jpg 
10362Cummings predicts for 1967 ...Michael Cummings28 Dec 196610362.jpg 
CU1138Dont bomb Ho Chi Minh Down with the immigration curb Keep Britain brown!Michael Cummings26 Feb 1968CU1138.jpg 
08213I Predict ... / 1. President Nyerere declares war on Britain and is given £100 million by the Ministry of Overseas Development to enable him to do it. / 2. The Zoo, delighted with its publicity success over the escape of Goldie, lets loose some dumb chums for publicity's sake. / 3. Wilson, enchanted by the usefulness of travelling diplomacy, moves his office permanently to the air and only makes the headlines on his rare touch-downs to earth. / 4. The British Expeditionary Force is sent out to fight Smith under the command of the Archbishop of Canterbury, the Editor of the Observer, and the Editor of the Guardian. / 5. George Brown tries to immolate himself on the steps of Transport House in order to shock the Unions into denying themselves increased pay claims. / 6. Breathalysers compulsory for pedestrians - anything over two whiskies and their walking licences are withdrawn. / 7. The Pilgrim Fathers of the 20th Century reach the New World and find that, once again, they've got another eviction job on their hands.Michael Cummings31 Dec 196508213.jpg 
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