CodeGB/BCA/131
Dates1902-1982
Person NameButler; Richard Austen (Rab) (1902-1982); Baron Butler of Saffron Walden
SurnameButler
ForenamesRichard Austen (Rab)
Other forms of nameButler, Rab
Butskell, Mr
TitleBaron Butler of Saffron Walden
Catalogue
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04604"We have reached the straight. It is my job to see that the party machine is in top gear." - Mr John Hare speaking at BirminghamIllingworth, Leslie Gilbert, 1902-197904 Nov 196304604.jpg 
04679"Trouble about giving Brooke bigger bricks to carry is that there's only going to be a bigger bang when he drops them."Michael Cummings17 Nov 196304679.jpg 
GW0052Memories live longer than dreamsGlan Williams[1958]GW0052.jpg 
LSE1414AButler / MacM / Rechristening of BlimpDavid Low (1891-1963)11 Sep 1946LSE1414A.jpg 
NG2043[no caption]Nicholas Garland12 Apr 1980NG2043.jpg 
VY0785The WinnerVicky [Victor Weisz]07 Dec 1956VY0785.jpg 
MC0149"Where do we go from here?"Michael Cummings06 Sep 1955MC0149.jpg 
03690"Anyone for tennis?"Vicky [Victor Weisz]24 Jun 196303690.jpg 
05846[No caption]Vicky [Victor Weisz]27 Jul 196405846.jpg 
05657"We've made our strong feelings quite clear to him..."Vicky [Victor Weisz]16 Jun 196405657.jpg 
05096"Yea, yea, yea!"Vicky [Victor Weisz]07 Feb 196405096.jpg 
05067"...now, here's a massive contribution towards comprehensive disarmament!"Vicky [Victor Weisz]26 Feb 196405067.jpg 
LSE5622"Of course it all depends on what you build on top of it"David Low (1891-1963)06 Mar 1957LSE5622.jpg 
LSE4412Inadequate patchDavid Low (1891-1963)16 May 1952LSE4412.jpg 
02806"Move up, Malcolm, Rab's making a hurried ascent, too!"Vicky [Victor Weisz]20 Mar 196302806.jpg 
IL0100[no caption]Illingworth, Leslie Gilbert, 1902-19791952IL0100.jpg 
DL2042"I know what it needs, boss! Foundations!"David Low (1891-1963)19 Jul 1943DL2042.jpg 
LSE3387"Push on, chaps, we're in a hurry"David Low (1891-1963)26 Nov 1943LSE3387.jpg 
VY1573[No caption]Vicky [Victor Weisz]12 Dec 1959VY1573.jpg 
VY1927"You got a job to go back to?"Vicky [Victor Weisz]11 May 1962VY1927.jpg 
CG/2/5/1030"Ask his Royal Highness to come to my office when he's finished his solo flight"Giles; Ronald Carl (1916-1995)16 Jan 1969GAP1034.jpg 
JJ0051[No caption]John Jensen15 Sep 1963JJ0051.jpg 
LSE4416Losing their wayDavid Low (1891-1963)12 Jun 1952LSE4416.jpg 
VY2036"Ah well, back to the Common Market and all that..."Vicky [Victor Weisz]30 Oct 1962VY2036.jpg 
LSE4513"You see over there? That's the kind of thing I mean..."David Low (1891-1963)12 May 1953LSE4513.jpg 
JJ0041"Britain in the Seventies " is this week's theme at Chequers."John Jensen28 Apr 1963JJ0041.jpg 
00602Butler's All Purpose Band Phone WH1-0001William Papas17 Mar 196200602.jpg 
ILW3710No captionIllingworth, Leslie Gilbert, 1902-197916 Oct 1963ILW3710.jpg 
ILW3756Published caption: Not in the recipe "Who put that in?"Illingworth, Leslie Gilbert, 1902-197921 February 1964ILW3756.jpg 
ILW4390[no caption]Illingworth, Leslie Gilbert, 1902-19791957-1963ILW4390.jpg 
JJ0074Doghouse John Jensen25 Oct 1964JJ0074.jpg 
LSE4543From a "Chequers" windowDavid Low (1891-1963)29 Jul 1953LSE4543.jpg 
LSE5450Thrill in the City.David Low (1891-1963)05 Oct 1955LSE5450.jpg 
MC1026[No caption]Michael Cummings06 Dec 1961MC1026.jpg 
LSE5436"And now, I suppose, we must worry about the foundations."David Low (1891-1963)19 Aug 1955LSE5436.jpg 
LSE8003In Butler's Bowler.David Low (1891-1963)25 Jan 1952LSE8003.jpg 
LSE8005Safety on the roads.David Low (1891-1963)31 Jan 1952LSE8005.jpg 
LSE5468Inventions exhibition.David Low (1891-1963)18 Nov 1955LSE5468.jpg 
MC1043"So it's all right to let humans through - they may only have smallpox!"Michael Cummings17 Jan 1962MC1043.jpg 
VY0925Strictly between ourselves ...Vicky [Victor Weisz]15 Jun 1957VY0925.jpg 
05875"No, no, it's not the result of the British election that interests me - it's the American one."Michael Cummings20 Jul 196405875.jpg 
VY0764"Er, thanks awfully, my man!"Vicky [Victor Weisz]16 Nov 1956VY0764.jpg 
LSE4635And now the B BombDavid Low (1891-1963)07 Apr 1954LSE4635.jpg 
VY0742[No caption]Vicky [Victor Weisz]20 Oct 1956VY0742.jpg 
02545Mr Butler (Working party proposed)William Papas08 Feb 196302545.jpg 
VY3606[No caption] [Published caption - 'The ideologist of inequality']Vicky [Victor Weisz]03 Apr 1954VY3606.jpg 
VY1674Rab on a hot tin roofVicky [Victor Weisz]25 Jun 1960VY1674.jpg 
VY2013"There ain't gonna be any fight!"Vicky [Victor Weisz]24 Sep 1962VY2013.jpg 
VY0327How to appear on TV to beat that political apathyVicky [Victor Weisz]09 May 1955VY0327.jpg 
JL4959London Laughs. Winter plunge / "Ah yes! Give me a paper, boy, and let's see what sort of a cold douche that fellow Butler has got for us today."Joseph Lee1952JL4959.jpg 
IL0127[no caption]Illingworth, Leslie Gilbert, 1902-197916 Nov 1959IL0127.jpg 
VY0191"Now, if only I could turn gold into coal ..."Vicky [Victor Weisz]26 Oct 1954VY0191.jpg 
VY2571[No caption]Vicky [Victor Weisz]18 Sep 1964VY2571.jpg 
VY2223"It's all got up by the press!"Vicky [Victor Weisz]12 Jun 1963VY2223.jpg 
VY1532"A funny thing happened to me on the way to the theatre [tonight] ..."Vicky [Victor Weisz]03 Oct 1959VY1532.jpg 
VY1871[No caption]Vicky [Victor Weisz]08 Jan 1962VY1871.jpg 
01766Putting the cat outGlan Williams29 Jul 196201766.jpg 
VY0578"Honestly, parts of it are excellent!"Vicky [Victor Weisz]29 Mar 1956VY0578.jpg 
00371Reliable sources confirm that the world will come to an end on Monday. Precaution to be taken: do not travelWilliam Papas03 Feb 196200371.jpg 
01127'Tell me that bit again, Roy - about how you got to be Prime Minister.'Peter Clarke17 May 196201127.jpg 
03000Tell him to go away, Rab - we didn't promise him anythingWilliam Papas06 Apr 196303000.jpg 
GW0049'I'm more concerned with the organ grinder than the monkey'Glan Williams[1958]GW0049.jpg 
CG/1/1/1/693No captionGiles; Ronald Carl (1916-1995)08 Apr 1954GA0942.jpg 
00446"Listen to informed opinion, sir, not to a lot of woolly do-gooders!"Vicky [Victor Weisz]16 Feb 196200446.jpg 
CU0980"You'd have bags under your eyes if you had an Ascot like mine"Michael Cummings17 Jun 1964CU0980.jpg 
02943[no caption]Peter Clarke01 Jan 196302943.jpg 
VY0043Life or death of a salesmanVicky [Victor Weisz]02 Apr 1954VY0043.jpg 
MW0922[no caption]Emmwood [John Musgrave-Wood]06 Oct 1961MW0922.jpg 
00943"Look fellows, we can always form a LIB-CON PACT!"William Papas17 May 196200943.jpg 
LSE8898Who will harness the old grey mare?David Low (1891-1963)23 Apr 1948LSE8898.jpg 
LSE4779Settling inDavid Low (1891-1963)07 Apr 1955LSE4779.jpg 
LSE7917The intruder.David Low (1891-1963)02 Aug 1951LSE7917.jpg 
MC0122"Splendid, gentlemen, splendid! No-one can say you look uninspired now"Michael Cummings13 May 1955MC0122.jpg 
MC0647"But how can you expect us to govern our colonies perfectly, when we can't even govern Britain..."Michael Cummings31 Jul 1959MC0647.jpg 
LSE8584Pantomime finaleDavid Low (1891-1963)22 Dec 1959LSE8584.jpg 
05553"It's all very well being in sight of No. 10, George, but the Tories are so terribly good at laying red carpets..."Michael Cummings09 May 196405553.jpg 
03731"Mr. Wilson is right! It's not the moral issue that's on our minds, but the security issue!"Michael Cummings13 Jun 196303731.jpg 
04049' - and please, children, behave yourselves during the vac'William Papas03 Aug 196304049.jpg 
05665"Here, boy, nice carrots, boy..."Stanley Franklin18 Jun 196405665.jpg 
05197Telly-ho!William Papas23 Mar 196405197.jpg 
VY3197"Right, Professor Powell, you start cutting and I come later with the bromides..."Vicky [Victor Weisz]02 Feb 1961VY3197.jpg 
VY3287"Sorry, er - this is hurting me more than it hurts you..."Vicky [Victor Weisz]02 Jul 1962VY3287.jpg 
04455Icarus and DaedalusWilliam Papas18 Oct 196304455.jpg 
00718"Am I to understand, Macleod, that we are not the only pedlars of pretty little trinkets?"William Papas26 Mar 196200718.jpg 
15622"Will that be all sir?"Roy Dewar16 Oct 196415622.jpg 
01754Why not try bingo?Glan Williams15 Jul 196201754.jpg 
05740"Curses!! Wilson's an expert 'bull' fighter as well.."Stanley Franklin03 Jul 196405740.jpg 
03751'Smell? What smell?'Illingworth, Leslie Gilbert, 1902-197912 Jun 196303751.jpg 
01652'Can't allow a full debate on this in the House, you know - we've got to think of free speech in Trafalgar Square.'Abu Abraham08 Jul 196201652.jpg 
04381[No caption]John Jensen15 Sep 196304381.jpg 
04451'Well boys, who feels fit enought to be PM this morning?'William Papas17 Oct 196304451.jpg 
03707Westminster conclaveWilliam Papas20 Jun 196303707.jpg 
04427"I think he's made his mind up ... writing to The Evening News about The Turning Point In His Life..."Joseph Lee08 Oct 196304427.jpg 
02858"Ah, another natural break for a commercial..."Vicky [Victor Weisz]19 Mar 196302858.jpg 
04472"We're saved - here comes our guiding light again!"Vicky [Victor Weisz]23 Oct 196304472.jpg 
04848'Let's hope they come out smiling...'William Papas15 Jan 196404848.jpg 
VY1567"Er, sorry, wrong number!"Vicky [Victor Weisz]04 Dec 1959VY1567.jpg 
06128"Hold it, chaps - U Thant wants to know what's happened to Butler!"Jak [Raymond Jackson]24 Oct 196406128.jpg 
14628"Ask his Royal Highness to come to my office when he's finished his solo flight"Giles; Ronald Carl (1916-1995)16 Jan 196914628.jpg 
MC0949[No caption]Michael Cummings14 May 1961MC0949.jpg 
VY1748"You see, the deterrent works ...!"Vicky [Victor Weisz]19 Nov 1960VY1748.jpg 
02379"Let's get one more bang out of Quintin!"Glan Williams16 Dec 196202379.jpg 
IL0104[no caption]Illingworth, Leslie Gilbert, 1902-19791952IL0104.jpg 
LSE8020"Here come another lot"David Low (1891-1963)07 Mar 1952LSE8020.jpg 
VY3370"Feeding time at Bournemouth"Vicky [Victor Weisz]07 Oct 1955VY3370.jpg 
VY0039"Well, we're over it ..."Vicky [Victor Weisz]29 Mar 1954VY0039.jpg 
VY0165Asking for moreVicky [Victor Weisz]15 Sep 1954VY0165.jpg 
02936"Look, the new frontier!"Vicky [Victor Weisz]12 Feb 196302936.jpg 
MC0932[No caption]Michael Cummings02 Apr 1961MC0932.jpg 
03008"Er - Reggie.... "Peter Clarke04 Apr 196303008.jpg 
MC1027[No caption]Michael Cummings06 Dec 1961MC1027.jpg 
MC0730[No caption]Michael Cummings02 Dec 1959MC0730.jpg 
00611[Rab Butler Africa]Abu Abraham04 Mar 196200611.jpg 
LSE9074Awkward squad, Central AfricaDavid Low (1891-1963)11 May 1962LSE9074.jpg 
LSE4503No bumpers, pleaseDavid Low (1891-1963)17 Apr 1953LSE4503.jpg 
MC0795"And we've never had it so good!"Michael Cummings11 May 1960MC0795.jpg 
LSE8647Exercising the favouriteDavid Low (1891-1963)27 May 1960LSE8647.jpg 
ILW3544Published caption: Second HouseIllingworth, Leslie Gilbert, 1902-197926 July 1962ILW3544.jpg 
VY2661[No caption]Vicky [Victor Weisz]05 Feb 1965VY2661.jpg 
GS0772[no caption]Sidney 'George' Strube05 Nov 1955GS0772.jpg 
PZ0020The charge of the late brigadePhilip Zec11 Feb 1960PZ0020.jpg 
00595[Rab Butler]Jon [William John Philpin Jones]16 Mar 196200595.jpg 
LSE4667Squalid talk about moneyDavid Low (1891-1963)29 Jun 1954LSE4667.jpg 
LSE4461No luck yetDavid Low (1891-1963)03 Oct 1952LSE4461.jpg 
LSE4774"Of course the conditions must depend on how the favourite feels"David Low (1891-1963)29 Mar 1955LSE4774.jpg 
LSE8727"Sorry, mate, I don't work here"David Low (1891-1963)31 Jan 1961LSE8727.jpg 
LSE5426Financial dietician.David Low (1891-1963)27 Jul 1955LSE5426.jpg 
LSE5586Blimp mass Suezcide pact.David Low (1891-1963)30 Nov 1956LSE5586.jpg 
MC1107[No caption]Michael Cummings01 Jun 1962MC1107.jpg 
00201[Macmillan blindfold manhole]Michael Cummings05 Nov 196100201.jpg 
VY1473[No caption]Vicky [Victor Weisz]09 May 1959VY1473.jpg 
MW0881[no caption]Emmwood [John Musgrave-Wood]29 May 1961MW0881.jpg 
VY1843[No caption]Vicky [Victor Weisz]23 Nov 1961VY1843.jpg 
VY0953"Look, no hands!"Vicky [Victor Weisz]17 Jul 1957VY0953.jpg 
VY1273"Oh, jolly good idea to borrow Keir Hardie's cloth cap for this trip"Vicky [Victor Weisz]09 Sep 1958VY1273.jpg 
VY0057"... We must not be frightened of a little more ease and happines ..." Mr. ButlerVicky [Victor Weisz]17 Apr 1954VY0057.jpg 
15526"Now, I'll take of my coronet to give the party that new, modern, progressive image!"Vicky [Victor Weisz]18 Oct 196315526.jpg 
LSE4647Financial autobahnDavid Low (1891-1963)12 May 1954LSE4647.jpg 
IL0010[no caption]Illingworth, Leslie Gilbert, 1902-19791960IL0010.jpg 
VY0309"Oh dear, I thought it'd been made easier!"Vicky [Victor Weisz][28 Mar 1955]VY0309.jpg 
VY2321[No caption]Vicky [Victor Weisz]11 Oct 1963VY2321.jpg 
VY3283"Rab's baby - first official picture"Vicky [Victor Weisz]05 Dec 1961VY3283.jpg 
IL0017[no caption]Illingworth, Leslie Gilbert, 1902-197929 Dec 1960IL0017.jpg 
VY0205"There, Osbert, NOW we're proceeding with all possible speed!"Vicky [Victor Weisz]15 Nov 1954VY0205.jpg 
LSE4494Feminine suspicionDavid Low (1891-1963)25 Mar 1953LSE4494.jpg 
LSE4559Mutual soundingsDavid Low (1891-1963)16 Sep 1953LSE4559.jpg 
LSE9142"Not 'all-in', I hope"David Low (1891-1963)14 Nov 1962LSE9142.jpg 
LSE4391Double for the big raceDavid Low (1891-1963)25 Mar 1952LSE4391.jpg 
VY0413"Of course, the measures we ought to take will hurt us more than him ..."Vicky [Victor Weisz]06 Sep 1955VY0413.jpg 
VY0460"There you are, Mr. Bull! I know it hurts but I'm sure I'll be able to lossen it again before the next election!"Vicky [Victor Weisz]27 Oct 1955VY0460.jpg 
VY0158THE STRAIGHT-UP WINGLESS WONDER It's sensational, it's British, it's cash-propelled - it's going up with a 'boom' through the un-sound barrier - but we don't know yet how to bring it down to earth.Vicky [Victor Weisz]08 Sep 1954VY0158.jpg 
VY0526"Honestly, Sir, does anyone of us LOOK as if he'd been plotting a palace revolution?" (Parliament reassembles)Vicky [Victor Weisz]24 Jan 1956VY0526.jpg 
VY2258"Why am I always the bridesmaid and never the blushing bride...?"Vicky [Victor Weisz]12 Jul 1963VY2258.jpg 
VY0773"If I lived in England, I would be a Conservative" - KhruschevVicky [Victor Weisz]26 Nov 1956VY0773.jpg 
VY0259All women are equal, but some are more equal than othersVicky [Victor Weisz]27 Jan 1955VY0259.jpg 
VY0437"Woodman, don't spare this tree ..."Vicky [Victor Weisz]27 Sep 1955VY0437.jpg 
VY0440"Wide open spaces, huh?"Vicky [Victor Weisz]30 Sep 1955VY0440.jpg 
VY0936"Britain is on the verge of almost magical development in the telephone service" - Mr. K. P. Thnompson, Assistant Postmaster General, speaking in Preston on Monday.Vicky [Victor Weisz]27 Jun 1957VY0936.jpg 
VY1326[No caption]Vicky [Victor Weisz]06 Dec 1958VY1326.jpg 
LSE7868C-I-C MischiefDavid Low (1891-1963)02 Mar 1951LSE7868.jpg 
LSE5566Unguided missiles test at Llandudno.David Low (1891-1963)12 Oct 1956LSE5566.jpg 
VY0338"Poor chap hasn't got a chance because that referee's allowing it to be a 'free-for- all'!"Vicky [Victor Weisz]19 May 1955VY0338.jpg 
03547"I mean, who in the Labour Party could handle a car as expertly as our Henry, for instance?"Stanley Franklin28 May 196303547.jpg 
MW0974"Some new form of white mans' magic - I believe!"Emmwood [John Musgrave-Wood]17 Mar 1962MW0974.jpg 
04437"You know, he's the best baby-sitter we have!!!"Vicky [Victor Weisz]09 Oct 196304437.jpg 
06388Return of the prodigal sonsGlan Williams01 Nov 196406388.jpg 
MW0142[no caption]Emmwood [John Musgrave-Wood]30 Jul 1957MW0142.jpg 
06169"But things might start slipping in the last few days .... they won't slip towards us"
- Mr R A Butler in a Daily Express interview to-day
Vicky [Victor Weisz]09 Oct 196406169.jpg 
LSE7712"Let's throw the Wheel Overboard to Lighten the Ship."David Low (1891-1963)07 Feb 1950LSE7712.jpg 
LSE4535HauntedDavid Low (1891-1963)08 Jul 1953LSE4535.jpg 
LSE4759"In this business it's not enough to be good - one must also be careful"David Low (1891-1963)15 Feb 1955LSE4759.jpg 
MC1166"You never know, Rab - if we wait long enough he might give us a call..."Michael Cummings28 Oct 1962MC1166.jpg 
06127[no caption]Vicky [Victor Weisz]23 Oct 196406127.jpg 
MW0018No captionEmmwood [John Musgrave-Wood]05 Feb 1957MW0018.jpg 
LSE4398Break in the textile slumpDavid Low (1891-1963)10 Apr 1952LSE4398.jpg 
VY0026Things to come - March 9, 1994Vicky [Victor Weisz]09 Mar 1954VY0026.jpg 
01153[No caption]Michael Cummings01 Jun 196201153.jpg 
04454Only room for oneIllingworth, Leslie Gilbert, 1902-197912 Oct 196304454.jpg 
02652"Poor old labour party! What they want is a Salisbury to democratically PICK their
leader, eh, Rab.."
Vicky [Victor Weisz]28 Jan 196302652.jpg 
WP0221'I'm not going up there, it's moving'William Papas09 Oct 1964WP0221.jpg 
01049New image of the governmentVicky [Victor Weisz]24 May 196201049.jpg 
DL3122[no caption]David Low (1891-1963)27 Jan 1950DL3122.jpg 
05151"You're OK Ted, you've got a return fight tonight!"Vicky [Victor Weisz]25 Mar 196405151.jpg 
LSE5609Sales talk.David Low (1891-1963)05 Feb 1957LSE5609.jpg 
LSE8807Family entranceDavid Low (1891-1963)06 Dec 1961LSE8807.jpg 
VY2329"Mr Butling and Mr Maudler : two sensational new compromise candidates to stop Quintin"Vicky [Victor Weisz]17 Oct 1963VY2329.jpg 
LSE4497Rab's Easter EggDavid Low (1891-1963)02 Apr 1953LSE4497.jpg 
VY0007"It may be the last straw, but things aren't easy, you know"Vicky [Victor Weisz]11 Feb 1954VY0007.jpg 
LSE4971"Oh lor! The skipper's having another of his spells"David Low (1891-1963)30 Oct 1947LSE4971.jpg 
02814"We ain't done badly, we've beaten the independent!"Vicky [Victor Weisz]22 Mar 196302814.jpg 
MC0147["Yesterday ... today" crossed out]Michael Cummings31 Aug 1955MC0147.jpg 
MC1163"'Pon my word, Rab, with this new body we'll be able to flog the old jalopy yet again!"Michael Cummings17 Oct 1962MC1163.jpg 
MW0933"The Biters Bit"Emmwood [John Musgrave-Wood]13 Oct 1961MW0933.jpg 
01781Second HouseIllingworth, Leslie Gilbert, 1902-197926 Jul 196201781.jpg 
VY0896"... and, er, the government is facing the facts squarely"Vicky [Victor Weisz]15 May 1957VY0896.jpg 
JL5029London Laughs: TV Budgets. "Suppose I couldn't persuade you, Sir, to brighten your turn a bit by doing a Gilbert Harding or dropping an indiscreet word like Sir Gerald Kelly? Ah, well, just an idea ...."Joseph Lee15 Apr 1953JL5029.jpg 
00532"But Harold, supposing there isn't going to BE any summer ..."Illingworth, Leslie Gilbert, 1902-197928 May 196200532.jpg 
VY2450"You're OK Ted, you've got a return fight tonight!"Vicky [Victor Weisz]25 Mar 1964VY2450.jpg 
VY0601"Rien ne va plus ..."Vicky [Victor Weisz]28 Apr 1956VY0601.jpg 
ILW1987[Illingworth cartoon ILW 1987]Illingworth, Leslie Gilbert, 1902-19798 September 1952ILW1987.jpg 
LSE4576"Bothways flier"David Low (1891-1963)27 Oct 1953LSE4576.jpg 
VY0557"Gentlemen, we seem to have got ourselves into a rather awkward position, but we'll wriggle out of it as usual ..."Vicky [Victor Weisz]27 Feb 1956VY0557.jpg 
LSE4432"So we've all got to be Bevans now, dammit"David Low (1891-1963)22 Jul 1952LSE4432.jpg 
VY0530There was also a beaver, that paced the deck, Or would sit making lace in the bow; And had often (the bellman said) saved them from the wreck, Though none of the sailors knew how.- "The Hunting of the Snark" [by Lewis Carroll]Vicky [Victor Weisz]28 Jan 1956VY0530.jpg 
02316'If it fails again we'd better scrap it'Illingworth, Leslie Gilbert, 1902-197910 Dec 196202316.jpg 
VY1014The bellman perceived that their spirits were low, And repeated in musical tone Some jokes he had kept for a season of woe - But the crew would do nothing but groan. - Lewis Carroll, The Hunting of the SnarkVicky [Victor Weisz]24 Oct 1957VY1014.jpg 
VY0799"Really, Anthony, you ought to hand over the reins to him for the next few days ..."Vicky [Victor Weisz]24 Dec 1956VY0799.jpg 
VY1093"Oh dear, I see another little local difficulty has arrived ..."Vicky [Victor Weisz]04 Feb 1958VY1093.jpg 
VY0200[No caption]Vicky [Victor Weisz]09 Nov 1954VY0200.jpg 
VY0330"A government will be judged according to the effect of its programme upon rising costs and prices" - From "Britain Strong and Free" the Tory election policy statement, Oct.4Vicky [Victor Weisz]12 May 1955VY0330.jpg 
VY1746"Just helping you put over the image of progressive and enlightened Toryism, sir!"Vicky [Victor Weisz]16 Nov 1960VY1746.jpg 
VY1508"Glorious Twelfth, eh? Well, there's still October 8th or 15th or 22nd or maybe ..."Vicky [Victor Weisz]11 Aug 1959VY1508.jpg 
VY2328'Do-it-yourself' Prime Minister. Fit the pieces together. Prizes for the correct solution are offered to everybody except Mr Randolph ChurchillVicky [Victor Weisz]16 Oct 1963VY2328.jpg 
VY3148[No caption]Vicky [Victor Weisz]17 Sep 1962VY3148.jpg 
VY1901"...But we're all Liberals now!"Vicky [Victor Weisz]16 Mar 1962VY1901.jpg 
LSE3415Ragging the "Head"David Low (1891-1963)17 Jan 1944LSE3415.jpg 
VY0319Under the cloak of liberalismVicky [Victor Weisz]27 Apr 1955VY0319.jpg 
CU0915"... and now I've passed my driving test I'm ready to drive the faster, more exciting
model!"
Michael Cummings01 May 1963CU0915.jpg 
MC0141"Stop grumbling, dear, Mr. Butler assures us there's no financial crisis."Michael Cummings26 Jul 1955MC0141.jpg 
15565Auntie's back!Stanley Franklin15 Nov 196315565.jpg 
15525A Prime Minister must have many qualities ...Illingworth, Leslie Gilbert, 1902-197917 Oct 196315525.jpg 
CU0966"Adjutant! Ask the troops to refrain from waving the white flag - at least until after
we've begun the next battle."
Michael Cummings13 Apr 1964CU0966.jpg 
05154Heavy goingIllingworth, Leslie Gilbert, 1902-197916 Mar 196405154.jpg 
01892"Now, have a jolly good time - you know you can depend on us!"Vicky [Victor Weisz]03 Aug 196201892.jpg 
VY1318Hop on my busVicky [Victor Weisz]27 Nov 1958VY1318.jpg 
03109[No caption]Vicky [Victor Weisz]22 Apr 196303109.jpg 
MC0323"Must keep the smokescreen in the interests of security...of our reputations"Michael Cummings28 Jun 1957MC0323.jpg 
JL5024London Laughs: Chancellor's brief case. "Bit of a Budget crisis at No. 11, Charlie - Somebody's spring-cleaned Mr. Butler's old leather dispatch box."Joseph Lee09 Apr 1953JL5024.jpg 
01740Net resultIllingworth, Leslie Gilbert, 1902-197902 Jul 196201740.jpg 
LSE5440Istanbul nights.David Low (1891-1963)13 Sep 1955LSE5440.jpg 
AH0379[No caption]Arthur Horner01 Jan 1954 - 17 Nov 1954AH0379.jpg 
VY0418"There, we know you've yourself to blame, but we'd hate to see you go!"Vicky [Victor Weisz]09 Sep 1955VY0418.jpg 
LSE4435It's all in the 'bedside manner'David Low (1891-1963)29 Jul 1952LSE4435.jpg 
ILW3513Published caption: "But Harold, supposing there isn't going to BE any summer ..."Illingworth, Leslie Gilbert, 1902-197928 May 1962ILW3513.jpg 
01160Peter Cook and Roger Law react to this news item -Roger Law10 Jun 196201160.jpg 
06175".. And, Quintin, that manifesto has been used before, and we're trying to modernise!"Michael Cummings09 Oct 196406175.jpg 
03030ON SAFARI: Human sacrifice in darkest AfricaMichael Cummings10 Apr 196303030.jpg 
02987"Cheer up, everybody! I've sent Maudling down to the hold with a bucket"Michael Cummings01 Apr 196302987.jpg 
02396"Careful! This one's far more fragile than that other picture that's been shipped off
to the Kennedys!"
Michael Cummings17 Dec 196202396.jpg 
02823Do you hear a sort of rumble, Harold?Illingworth, Leslie Gilbert, 1902-197925 Mar 196302823.jpg 
05236"Shocking these gambling habits of the people, what...?"Vicky [Victor Weisz]10 Mar 196405236.jpg 
NEB0975"Now listen - since we fixed this date, Butler has asked for an extra stint - and that's why I'm three hours late, see?"NEB [Ronald Niebour]31 Jul 1952NEB0975.jpg 
JL5318London Laughs: Entente Cordiale. " ... and so, to celebrate to-day's 50th c Anniversary of the Entente Cordiale, we British suggest that we loan our Great Chancellor of the Exchequer to our friends across the Channel ... "Joseph Lee08 Apr 1954JL5318.jpg 
VY1514[No caption] [Published caption : "Well ...I've cleared up the streets"]Vicky [Victor Weisz]22 Aug 1959VY1514.jpg 
ILW3448[no caption]Illingworth, Leslie Gilbert, 1902-19798 December 1961ILW3448.jpg 
04867On the sidewalk Sunday morning Lies a body oozing life. Someone's sneaking 'round the corner, Is the someone Mac the Knife? - The Threepenny OperaVicky [Victor Weisz]17 Jan 196404867.jpg 
VY3397"Any odd jobs, sir?"Vicky [Victor Weisz]19 Aug 1936 - 25 Feb 1966VY3397.jpg 
15570"So from this moment on the fact that there is a General Election ahead of us must never be out of our minds." - The Prime Minister, Novemeber 11.Vicky [Victor Weisz]02 Dec 196315570.jpg 
LSE5392"Pity about the background."David Low (1891-1963)06 May 1955LSE5392.jpg 
04519"Haven't you heard? It's National Old Folk's Week."Keith Waite14 Oct 196304519.jpg 
04531"Half a minute - I haven't even bought one yet."
"What do you mean, 'one out all out'?"
Keith Waite16 Oct 196304531.jpg 
AH0114Telepolitics - The ToriesArthur Horner18 Feb 1954AH0114.jpg 
VY2070"On the other hand, a lot of our chaps may soon be free to join the forces!"Vicky [Victor Weisz]05 Dec 1962VY2070.jpg 
VY2487[No caption]Vicky [Victor Weisz]14 May 1964VY2487.jpg 
LSE7967Hot seatDavid Low (1891-1963)30 Oct 1951LSE7967.jpg 
VY1589"We're still looking for a couple of murderers - but we've arrested eighty dangerous pacifists, sir!"Vicky [Victor Weisz]04 Jan 1960VY1589.jpg 
VY1464"Just in case you find it a bit chilly up north, Sir ..."Vicky [Victor Weisz]23 Apr 1959VY1464.jpg 
VY3046"Parts of it are excellent..."Vicky [Victor Weisz]30 Mar 1961VY3046.jpg 
VY1581[No caption]Vicky [Victor Weisz]24 Dec 1959VY1581.jpg 
00743"Will the nation buy ANOTHER of your cartoons, MacVinci?"Glan Williams25 Mar 196200743.jpg 
03394"I suppose in the long run we are all judged by results" - Mr Macmillan January 22 1963Vicky [Victor Weisz]13 May 196303394.jpg 
00600'Why didn't you tell me the Liberals had got in here, too?'Jak [Raymond Jackson]17 Mar 196200600.jpg 
VY2130It's O.K. The panel of five says we've won!"Vicky [Victor Weisz]01 Feb 1963VY2130.jpg 
LSE4744Workman's specialDavid Low (1891-1963)11 Jan 1955LSE4744.jpg 
LSE8790Camel and eye of needleDavid Low (1891-1963)13 Oct 1961LSE8790.jpg 
VY1900"He's the best common market home and colonial deputy prime minister we have..."Vicky [Victor Weisz]16 Mar 1962VY1900.jpg 
VY2142"In response to your overwhelming request I shall give another little encore...!"Vicky [Victor Weisz]18 Feb 1963VY2142.jpg 
LSE4610"and tomorrow maybe there won't be any ice at all, see?"David Low (1891-1963)02 Feb 1954LSE4610.jpg 
MW1153"The Great Westminster Mystery" "Is he alive - or dead?"Emmwood [John Musgrave-Wood]10 Jul 1963MW1153.jpg 
VY3238"Trust the prima donna stealing the show just when the commercial was getting clearer!"Vicky [Victor Weisz]12 Jul 1962VY3238.jpg 
VY1863"Good gracious, Enoch's made old Gaiters fight, fight and fight US again..."Vicky [Victor Weisz]03 Feb 1961VY1863.jpg 
MW0119[no caption]Emmwood [John Musgrave-Wood]25 Jun 1957MW0119.jpg 
LSE5732Divided Attention.David Low (1891-1963)08 Jan 1958LSE5732.jpg 
LSE4704Spectacle at BlackpoolDavid Low (1891-1963)08 Oct 1954LSE4704.jpg 
VY3517"But things might start slipping in the last few days .... they won't slip towards us" - Mr R A Butler in a Daily Express interview to-dayVicky [Victor Weisz]09 Oct 1964VY3517.jpg 
VY2428"...now, here's a massive contribution towards comprehensive disarmament!"Vicky [Victor Weisz]26 Feb 1964VY2428.jpg 
VY0011From one Elisabethan to another "But for goodness sake do not stop smoking" - Mr R A Butler at Manchester, November 25th 1953Vicky [Victor Weisz]16 Feb 1954VY0011.jpg 
VY2537[No caption]Vicky [Victor Weisz]20 Jul 1964VY2537.jpg 
VY1924"...some, though they shun the frying - pan, / Do leap into the fire" - The Pilgrim's ProgressVicky [Victor Weisz]10 May 1962VY1924.jpg 
VY0779"Hello. Yes sir! don't worry, sir - baby's fine!"Vicky [Victor Weisz]30 Nov 1956VY0779.jpg 
VY2655"I am very devoted to the Conservative Party and no doubt that service will be appreciated" - Mr.R.A. Butler, October 1964Vicky [Victor Weisz]01 Feb 1965VY2655.jpg 
ILW3151[no caption]Illingworth, Leslie Gilbert, 1902-19791 June 1960ILW3151.jpg 
VY1240"Marvellous how our Harold has suddenly become the best Prime Minister we've ever
had, isn't it?"
Vicky [Victor Weisz]05 Aug 1958VY1240.jpg 
VY2305"For like one of Shakespeare's characters, I do not intend 'to live after my flame lacks oil, to be the snuff of younger spirits'" - Mr Macmillan, October 14 1961Vicky [Victor Weisz]19 Sep 1963VY2305.jpg 
01644"A very funny thing happened to us on the way to the National Theatre..."Vicky [Victor Weisz]04 Jul 196201644.jpg 
LSE5386Butler's Bounty.David Low (1891-1963)20 Apr 1955LSE5386.jpg 
LSE5396"It's not you so much, Fauntleroy, it's your awful gang."David Low (1891-1963)17 May 1955LSE5396.jpg 
LSE9036Springtime courtingDavid Low (1891-1963)30 Mar 1949LSE9036.jpg 
LSE5592Back from the Olympic Games, Jamaica.David Low (1891-1963)14 Dec 1956LSE5592.jpg 
CU0967"When I have to read economic documents I have to have a box of matches and start moving
them into position to simplify and illustrate the points to myself...." - Sir Alec in an
interview September 16, 1962
Michael Cummings15 Apr 1964CU0967.jpg 
VY3219[No caption]Vicky [Victor Weisz]17 Feb 1961VY3219.jpg 
00008[Punch Judy]Illingworth, Leslie Gilbert, 1902-19798 Dec 196100008.jpg 
LSE5399Certainly a jolly switchback - if you like switchbacks.David Low (1891-1963)24 May 1955LSE5399.jpg 
03133"Britain in the Seventies " is this week's theme at Chequers."John Jensen28 Apr 196303133.jpg 
LSE4589When the boss is awayDavid Low (1891-1963)04 Dec 1953LSE4589.jpg 
ILW4270[Illingworth cartoon ILW 4270]Illingworth, Leslie Gilbert, 1902-19791939-1969ILW4270.jpg 
LSE4602Mirage in AustraliaDavid Low (1891-1963)05 Jan 1954LSE4602.jpg 
VY3280"We ain't done badly, we've beaten the independent!"Vicky [Victor Weisz]22 Mar 1963VY3280.jpg 
LSE8563Front-bonnet driveDavid Low (1891-1963)28 Oct 1959LSE8563.jpg 
DL3089"But can the spirits do their stuff with a steel table, Ma?"David Low (1891-1963)17 Nov 1949DL3089.jpg 
VY2364"So from this moment on the fact that there is a General Election ahead of us must never be
out of our minds." - The Prime Minister, Novemeber 11.
Vicky [Victor Weisz]02 Dec 1963VY2364.jpg 
JJ0015"Off with one of her heads! eeny, meeny, mi..."John Jensen01 Oct 1961JJ0015.jpg 
LSE8022Budget cutDavid Low (1891-1963)13 Mar 1952LSE8022.jpg 
VY1526"'Course I didn't pinch this outfit - everybody can see it's been made to measure!"Vicky [Victor Weisz]18 Sep 1959VY1526.jpg 
VY3452"Ah, Mr Macleod, remember the good old days when you dealt with colonial affairs?"Vicky [Victor Weisz]23 Jan 1962VY3452.jpg 
02804Five days to the flat. 'Not the most promising string we ever had ...'Illingworth, Leslie Gilbert, 1902-197920 Mar 196302804.jpg 
VY1537"Of course you're unflappable, - but he frightens us, Mac."Vicky [Victor Weisz]12 Oct 1959VY1537.jpg 
VY0321"Robin Hood took from the rich to give to the poor, but you ..."Vicky [Victor Weisz]29 Apr 1955VY0321.jpg 
05273"...as so ably proposed by Harold Wilson the other day..."Vicky [Victor Weisz]29 Apr 196405273.jpg 
LSE9123Market specialDavid Low (1891-1963)18 Sep 1962LSE9123.jpg 
04934"Ah, now they want me to act in Greek tragedy and Whitehall farce."Vicky [Victor Weisz]31 Jan 196404934.jpg 
VY2541[No caption]Vicky [Victor Weisz]27 Jul 1964VY2541.jpg 
VY2234"Anyone for tennis?"Vicky [Victor Weisz]24 Jun 1963VY2234.jpg 
VY2588[no caption]Vicky [Victor Weisz]23 Oct 1964VY2588.jpg 
VY3428"Asking for more"Vicky [Victor Weisz]19 Aug 1936 - 25 Feb 1966VY3428.jpg 
05094"Jeeves!"Vicky [Victor Weisz]10 Feb 196405094.jpg 
00732The Liberals 'are the faceless men of politics' - Iain MacleodIllingworth, Leslie Gilbert, 1902-197926 March 196200732.jpg 
ILW2209[no caption]Illingworth, Leslie Gilbert, 1902-19791 April 1954ILW2209.jpg 
JL4791London Laughs. Outsize Relief / "Some claimants for 'outsize garments' reliefs, Sir."Joseph Lee15 May 1952JL4791.jpg 
ILW1716[no caption]Illingworth, Leslie Gilbert, 1902-197930 Jan 1950ILW1716.jpg 
VY2182"But for the liberal intervention the Tories would have won...!"Vicky [Victor Weisz]10 Apr 1963VY2182.jpg 
VY2515"We've made our strong feelings quite clear to him..."Vicky [Victor Weisz]16 Jun 1964VY2515.jpg 
CU0346[The Saturday Touch : Cummings notes 7 techniques]Michael Cummings13 Sep 1952CU0346.jpg 
MW0878"Now THATSA private observation I'd like to see quoted,Salvador."Emmwood [John Musgrave-Wood]25 May 1961MW0878.jpg 
VY2126"Poor old labour party! What they want is a Salisbury to democratically PICK their leader, eh, Rab.."Vicky [Victor Weisz]28 Jan 1963VY2126.jpg 
VY2342[No caption]Vicky [Victor Weisz]31 Oct 1963VY2342.jpg 
01773Doubling Up. What did he do while waiting to go on trial for his political life?Illingworth, Leslie Gilbert, 1902-197927 Jul 196201773.jpg 
VY2246"...But I will aggravate my voice so that I will roar you as gently as any suckling
dove; I will roar you as 'Twere any nightingale" - Act 1 scene II
Vicky [Victor Weisz]08 Jul 1963VY2246.jpg 
18011[No caption]Michael Cummings06 Dec 196118011.jpg 
VY2351"Anyway, I've had plenty of experience in the Commons!"Vicky [Victor Weisz]12 Nov 1963VY2351.jpg 
06125DoghouseJohn Jensen25 Oct 196406125.jpg 
LSE1303Reconstruction problemDavid Low (1891-1963)07 Nov 1945LSE1303.jpg 
LSE8930[no caption]David Low (1891-1963)14 Sep 1948LSE8930.jpg 
CG/1/4/1/3/23/33"Ask his Royal Highness to come to my office when he's finished his solo flight"Giles; Ronald Carl (1916-1995)16 Jan 1969GAA232805.jpg 
03830The AuditionIllingworth, Leslie Gilbert, 1902-19798 July 196303830.jpg 
01721"Sorry, er - this is hurting me more than it hurts you..."Vicky [Victor Weisz]02 Jul 196201721.jpg 
02442[No caption]Vicky [Victor Weisz]20 Dec 196202442.jpg 
18025"He's the best common market home and colonial deputy prime minister we have..."Vicky [Victor Weisz]16 Mar 196218025.jpg 
00601"Some new form of white mans' magic - I believe!"Emmwood [John Musgrave-Wood]17 Mar 196200601.jpg 
VY0794"Ah, it's good to have the front half back again - at least we know where we're going .."Vicky [Victor Weisz]18 Dec 1956VY0794.jpg 
01777"Aye!"Vicky [Victor Weisz]27 Jul 196201777.jpg 
06308"Bring on the port wine and overipe pheasant, Butler."Emmwood [John Musgrave-Wood]18 Nov 196406308.jpg 
VY0814[No caption]Vicky [Victor Weisz]19 Jan 1957VY0814.jpg 
06667"So you want to learn how to be a politician Gordon-Walker? Well, I warn you, it's a hard
life boy!"
Emmwood [John Musgrave-Wood]02 Feb 196506667.jpg 
00319"Ah, Mr Macleod, remember the good old days when you dealt with colonial affairs?"Vicky [Victor Weisz]23 Jan 196200319.jpg 
02665"Bravo, The boy's ready to tackle a bigger job!"Vicky [Victor Weisz]07 Mar 196302665.jpg 
05525[No caption]Vicky [Victor Weisz]14 May 196405525.jpg 
15534Alexander's Ragtime BandStanley Franklin21 Oct 196315534.jpg 
15559'Better change it to TORY men - OUR abbreviation don't look too good ..'Stanley Franklin12 Nov 196315559.jpg 
IL0003Published caption: "Butskell for Chancellor and huge gold reserves."Illingworth, Leslie Gilbert, 1902-197911 May 1955IL0003.jpg 
GAN/1792"Ask his Royal Highness to come to my office when he's finished his solo flight"Giles; Ronald Carl (1916-1995)16 Jan 1969GAN1857.jpg 
VY0784"Our qualifications for repairing the damage? Why, we caused it!"Vicky [Victor Weisz]06 Dec 1956VY0784.jpg 
VY0083"Pinching Clem's clothes"Vicky [Victor Weisz]21 May 1954VY0083.jpg 
00697'I've a feeling Rab will be popping around for a rise, eventually ..'Stanley Franklin19 Mar 196200697.jpg 
VY1399Famous last words?Vicky [Victor Weisz]17 Mar 1954VY1399.jpg 
LSE3327"I know what it needs, boss! Foundations!"David Low (1891-1963)19 Jul 1943LSE3327.jpg 
VY0192"... and may I say that H.M. Government is impatiently awaiting the report of the committee now sitting which is considering the report of the committee which reported on the facts found by the committee ..."Vicky [Victor Weisz]27 Oct 1954VY0192.jpg 
VY0336"Really. This stuff's been lying around since 1951. Somebody ought to have picked itVicky [Victor Weisz]17 May 1955VY0336.jpg 
VY3453[No caption]Vicky [Victor Weisz]10 May 1961VY3453.jpg 
VY3500"I suppose in the long run we are all judged by results" - Mr Macmillan January 22 1963Vicky [Victor Weisz]13 May 1963VY3500.jpg 
ILW1363[Illingworth cartoon ILW 1363]Illingworth, Leslie Gilbert, 1902-197923 December 1947ILW1363.jpg 
VY0412"Why pick on me, what about controlling them?" [The Trades Union Congress opens at Southport today]Vicky [Victor Weisz]05 Sep 1955VY0412.jpg 
MC0058[No caption]Michael Cummings28 Nov 1952MC0058.jpg 
LSE7589[no caption]David Low (1891-1963)29 Jun 1949LSE7589.jpg 
04393"Let's just publish the telephone numbers."Jon [William John Philpin Jones]18 Sep 196304393.jpg 
LSE8969[no caption]David Low (1891-1963)23 Nov 1948LSE8969.jpg 
11989The WilsunStanley Franklin14 Sep 196411989.jpg 
VY0466"...but, dear, you know you can trust us from past experience, don't you?"Vicky [Victor Weisz]02 Nov 1955VY0466.jpg 
VY0388?[No caption]Vicky [Victor Weisz]05 Aug 1955VY0388.jpg 
VY1848[No caption]Vicky [Victor Weisz]01 Dec 1961VY1848.jpg 
VY2175[No caption]Vicky [Victor Weisz]01 Apr 1963VY2175.jpg 
VY2158"I tell you, they're just waiting to back the old winner again..."Vicky [Victor Weisz]08 Mar 1963VY2158.jpg 
VY0455Coming home to roost ...Vicky [Victor Weisz]21 Oct 1955VY0455.jpg 
VY0774[No caption]Vicky [Victor Weisz]27 Nov 1956VY0774.jpg 
VY0825"This is going to hurt us more than it hurts you!"Vicky [Victor Weisz]05 Feb 1957VY0825.jpg 
VY1205The Red LightVicky [Victor Weisz]13 Jun 1957VY1205.jpg 
VY0046"Cuckoo!" Budget Day introduced by VickyVicky [Victor Weisz]06 Apr 1954VY0046.jpg 
VY0715"Don't know who frightens me more, those opposite me or those behind ..."Vicky [Victor Weisz]12 Sep 1956VY0715.jpg 
67030'Oh come back, all ye faithful...'Vicky [Victor Weisz]20 Dec 196367030.jpg 
VY1476"Look Mr. Butler - we're helping you prove that ours is the party of progress and social reform ...!"Vicky [Victor Weisz]15 May 1959VY1476.jpg 
DL2781Report from BrightonDavid Low (1891-1963)03 Oct 1947DL2781.jpg 
MC0127"Today, at any rate, they are ... your loyal and devoted servants"Michael Cummings26 May 1955MC0127.jpg 
VY1776Old Vick's Drama AwardsVicky [Victor Weisz]12 Jan 1961VY1776.jpg 
VY2228Six characters in search of an authorVicky [Victor Weisz]20 Jun 1963VY2228.jpg 
VY2112"Er, many happy returns of the day, sir..."Vicky [Victor Weisz]10 Jan 1963VY2112.jpg 
VY1890"Listen to informed opinion, sir, not to a lot of woolly do-gooders!"Vicky [Victor Weisz]16 Feb 1962VY1890.jpg 
VY2411"Yea, yea, yea!"Vicky [Victor Weisz]07 Feb 1964VY2411.jpg 
VY3406"The ides of March are come ..."Vicky [Victor Weisz]15 Mar 1962VY3406.jpg 
VY2440"I am happy to say ... we are now a united and enthusiastic party" - The Prime Minister, March 5Vicky [Victor Weisz]12 Mar 1964VY2440.jpg 
MC0441["Really, Mon General! to destroy the arms your devoted allies have given to your enemy is scarcely the act of an ally!" crossed out]Michael Cummings12 Feb 1958MC0441.jpg 
VY0047Forgotten peopleVicky [Victor Weisz]07 Apr 1954VY0047.jpg 
VY3458"Motions demanding the restoration of corporal punishment 'top the bill' at the forthcoming Tory party conference"Vicky [Victor Weisz]28 Sep 1961VY3458.jpg 
VY1084"... but, of course, old boys - I'll sit loyally in the car, right to the end of the road, er - to ruin."Vicky [Victor Weisz]27 Jan 1958VY1084.jpg 
VY0324"Of course it's got nothing to do with the race. Besides, it's jolly bad form to look a gift horse in the mouth!"Vicky [Victor Weisz]05 May 1955VY0324.jpg 
VY0403The Rising SunVicky [Victor Weisz]25 Aug 1955VY0403.jpg 
VY0433[No caption]Vicky [Victor Weisz]23 Sep 1955VY0433.jpg 
03852"Ouch! These State occasions certainly turn out a riot..."Stanley Franklin11 Jul 196303852.jpg 
05044"Know of any other hope we have of getting mentioned in history..?"Stanley Franklin21 Feb 196405044.jpg 
VY0849"So long, Rab! I hate to leave you at this moment, but I know that you're always the best Deputy Prime Minister we have"Vicky [Victor Weisz]20 Mar 1957VY0849.jpg 
VY0459"We have already succeeded in making substantial reductions in PAYE and purchase tax ... we hope to make further progress in the years ahead." - From the Tory election manifesto, April 29th 1955)Vicky [Victor Weisz]26 Oct 1955VY0459.jpg 
VY0048Sunshine budget?Vicky [Victor Weisz]07 Apr 1954VY0048.jpg 
05108"Gentlemen, we've got to fill the Tunnel in again! De Gaulle has, after all, decided 'Non'!..."Michael Cummings08 Feb 196405108.jpg 
04532Leadership fight moved to the conference hall.. Chancellor [missing]Ralph Sallon12 Oct 196304532.jpg 
VY1982"Aye!"Vicky [Victor Weisz]27 Jul 1962VY1982.jpg 
05393"Adjutant! Ask the troops to refrain from waving the white flag - at least until after we've begun the next battle."Michael Cummings13 Apr 196405393.jpg 
IL0111"Budget Preamble."Illingworth, Leslie Gilbert, 1902-197901 Apr 1953IL0111.jpg 
00011"Dense fog in certain areas..."William Papas16 Dec 196100011.jpg 
LSE7972Butler's holiday camp.David Low (1891-1963)09 Nov 1951LSE7972.jpg 
00184"Pssst - tea-break!"Chrys [George Fraser Chrystal]19 Dec 196100184.jpg 
VY2587A[no caption]Vicky [Victor Weisz]23 Oct 1964VY2587A.jpg 
VY2431[No caption]Vicky [Victor Weisz]28 Feb 1964VY2431.jpg 
03001"But with the tories it is different... suddenly, bang! The blade drives in between your
shoulders from behind" - Sir Roy Welensky, 31 March
Vicky [Victor Weisz]05 Apr 196303001.jpg 
05749'How many more days are we safe for..?'Stanley Franklin06 Jul 196405749.jpg 
RSN0329[No Caption] Ralph SteadmanUndatedRSN0329.jpg 
05675Books were hurled at Judges yesterday - they all missed (News item)William Papas16 Jun 196405675.jpg 
06665'Sorry to see you go'William Papas02 Feb 196506665.jpg 
02850"Remember, Reggie - it's not just the eyes of the country that are on you!"John Jensen31 Mar 196302850.jpg 
04428"We can assure you, Ladies and Gentlemen, that the customary [...] of consultation about the leadership are being carried on."Michael Cummings12 Oct 196304428.jpg 
03105".. and obey"Vicky [Victor Weisz]23 Apr 196303105.jpg 
04836"Oo - someone's written a naughty word - but I didn't do it!"Michael Cummings15 Jan 196404836.jpg 
00257"I know an old tub that should have a two-year test - right now!"Glan Williams01 Oct 196100257.jpg 
DL2489Reconstruction problemDavid Low (1891-1963)07 Nov 1945DL2489.jpg 
AH0359Pick of the new films - We unhesitatingly award our own Oscar to Lord Woolton for his latest documentary epic "How Green was my Rally". Although hit by the film crisis, this brilliant producer cut costs by replacing the professional actors used in his previous documentaries with well-known amateurs (in miner parts). The above still from the film shows the heroic miners defying the villainous Chairman of the Coal Board when he comes to tell them the mines have been nationalised.Arthur Horner28 Jan 1950 - 31 Dec 1953AH0359.jpg 
DL2807After the battle of the by-electionsDavid Low (1891-1963)02 Dec 1947DL2807.jpg 
ILW3672The AuditionIllingworth, Leslie Gilbert, 1902-19798 July 1963ILW3672.jpg 
MC0107Time marches on ... "But it's not playing fair to have an election with the poor old Socialists still split"Michael Cummings11 Mar 1955MC0107.jpg 
VY0897"I said - it's nonsense! We can't afford it!"Vicky [Victor Weisz]17 May 1957VY0897.jpg 
LSE5604The passing scene.David Low (1891-1963)18 Jan 1957LSE5604.jpg 
05546"Tut! Tut! Mr. Butler! So you're bullying that poor, dumb animal once again..."Michael Cummings11 May 196405546.jpg 
VY0133"Thank goodness, our party's solidly behind its leader - not like poor old Clem Attlee's outfit!"Vicky [Victor Weisz]15 Jul 1954VY0133.jpg 
03063"Who can we possible blame for this little lot? Do you think it would help if we jailed another couple of journalists?"Sidney William Martin14 Apr 196303063.jpg 
VY0843"The ides of March? But, Rab old boy, that happened two thousand years ago ..."Vicky [Victor Weisz]15 Mar 1957VY0843.jpg 
VY1126"Dash it all, this ought to show that we're the true heirs to the Liberal tradition, what!"Vicky [Victor Weisz]12 Mar 1958VY1126.jpg 
03537"It's all right, Henry, we're right behind you!"Vicky [Victor Weisz]27 May 196303537.jpg 
VY1203"You know, between ourselves, I sometimes think we could do with a feller like De Gaulle, who'd give the chaps a nice long holiday"Vicky [Victor Weisz]10 Jun 1958VY1203.jpg 
VY3415"Ah, Lord Home, welcome to the bulwarks of freedom and Western civilisation - and the best ally we have!"Vicky [Victor Weisz]24 May 1961VY3415.jpg 
VY0055Vicky's Easter BonnetsVicky [Victor Weisz]15 Apr 1954VY0055.jpg 
VY1527"My clients plead loss of memory ...."Vicky [Victor Weisz]19 Sep 1959VY1527.jpg 
05418"Traitors to Capitalism! You're just a gang of dangerous Reds!"Michael Cummings06 Apr 196405418.jpg 
05654"The Prime Minister and I are always in agreement." - Mr. Butler on Monday.Vicky [Victor Weisz]17 Jun 196405654.jpg 
04872"'So what if we lose a few shopkeepers' votes,' he said"William Papas20 Jan 196404872.jpg 
04375Exclusive picture of Britain's sensational new vocal group rehearsing for their first appearance at Blackpool next month.Vicky [Victor Weisz]12 Sep 196304375.jpg 
04468'After you...'Vicky [Victor Weisz]18 Oct 196304468.jpg 
05164'Now all you have to do is to stop it going out again'Roy Dewar13 Mar 196405164.jpg 
MC1019"Begorrah - can't have you fearful English living with us... and mind you do nothing to prevent us from living with you fearful English"Michael Cummings19 Nov 1961MC1019.jpg 
01718"Would you like a new pack, sir?"Jon [William John Philpin Jones]13 Jul 196201718.jpg 
15529'All right - you can come out now'William Papas19 Oct 196315529.jpg 
15522"At first sight the models at both kinds of show look look alarmingly alike." - Lord Hailsham, at the Motor ShowPeter Clarke17 Oct 196315522.jpg 
01694"Mr Hare you have insulted the Commonwealth - but worse, incomparably worse, you've
told the truth about what the Govt. is thinking!"
Michael Cummings04 Jul 196201694.jpg 
CU0921"Mr. Ferranti! Run our Post Office and pay the postmen out of the profits only you can
make.. and we'll forget our dispute with you!"
Michael Cummings24 Jul 1964CU0921.jpg 
MC0305Private Ward (cont.)...Political Wing "But, nurse! He's sitting up and taking nourishment!"Michael Cummings25 Apr 1957MC0305.jpg 
VY2460"We have a joke book and all the family put in jokes when they find them. We're a bit short just now ..." - Lady Douglas-Home in an interview on January 26Vicky [Victor Weisz]07 Apr 1964VY2460.jpg 
ILW3601Published caption: 'If it fails again we'd better scrap it'Illingworth, Leslie Gilbert, 1902-197910 December 1962ILW3601.jpg 
03022Four-Way StretchIllingworth, Leslie Gilbert, 1902-197903 Apr 196303022.jpg 
00538"Vicky's Easter Bonnets"Vicky [Victor Weisz]19 Apr 196200538.jpg 
05153"I am happy to say ... we are now a united and enthusiastic party" - The Prime
Minister, March 5
Vicky [Victor Weisz]12 Mar 196405153.jpg 
VY1602"Oh dear, someone's been indulging in old port and over-ripe pheasant again ...!"Vicky [Victor Weisz]22 Jan 1960VY1602.jpg 
06479The circus opens todayVicky [Victor Weisz]18 Dec 196406479.jpg 
VY1220"Begging your pardon, Sir, but if this place becomes really unsafe you could always go to the country ..."Vicky [Victor Weisz]23 Jun 1958VY1220.jpg 
LSE4708Old Low's Crystal ball - things to comeDavid Low (1891-1963)20 Oct 1954LSE4708.jpg 
MC0431"The leader of the opposition I presume"Michael Cummings22 Jan 1958MC0431.jpg 
LSE8523Points of viewDavid Low (1891-1963)28 Jul 1959LSE8523.jpg 
MC0945"Yes! Mr Macmillan is, also, trying to put a man into a little space!"Michael Cummings03 May 1961MC0945.jpg 
LSE5765Post-Easter EggDavid Low (1891-1963)05 Apr 1958LSE5765.jpg 
LSE8960"Penny for the Nye"David Low (1891-1963)05 Nov 1948LSE8960.jpg 
LSE4752Seven ages of womanDavid Low (1891-1963)28 Jan 1955LSE4752.jpg 
MC0313"Hello, Gaitskell! any more nice socialist ideas for us to put in action?"Michael Cummings22 May 1957MC0313.jpg 
VY0705"The plea for restraint by the Government is rather a strange doctrine for those who would 'set the people free' and scrap all controls and subsidies." - Mr. Wilfred Beard " ... give me your answer, do ..." / Brighton sideshow / The Co-optimistsVicky [Victor Weisz]04 Sep 1956VY0705.jpg 
MW0900Emmwudz Nue Politieckel alfabet -"Emmwood [John Musgrave-Wood]19 Jul 1961MW0900.jpg 
04450[no caption]Michael Cummings16 Oct 196304450.jpg 
VY1519"Aw, we needn't bother to clean it, Rab, we'll just dissolve it ..."Vicky [Victor Weisz]03 Sep 1959VY1519.jpg 
MW2098"Bring on the port wine and overipe pheasant, Butler."Emmwood [John Musgrave-Wood]18 Nov 1964MW2098.jpg 
VY1081"Hello, sir, everything's fine, sir! There ain't been no letter from Bulganin. The kids are back at school; there ain't been no revolution; No. 10 is still standing, just some frozen pipes ..."Vicky [Victor Weisz]22 Jan 1958VY1081.jpg 
CU0048"Pah! Mr Butler! A wolf in socialist clothing!Michael Cummings30 Nov 1949CU0048.jpg 
AH0135"Of course they can't blame us for this..."Arthur Horner14 Oct 1954AH0135.jpg 
VY0264A mad tea-party [From Alice in Wonderland]Vicky [Victor Weisz]02 Feb 1955VY0264.jpg 
VY0462"We are trying to do too much at once" - Mr. Butler, September 19th 1955.Vicky [Victor Weisz]29 Oct 1955VY0462.jpg 
VY0894"O bother, here it comes flowing through the drawing room again ..."Vicky [Victor Weisz]13 May 1957VY0894.jpg 
VY2213"It's all right, Henry, we're right behind you!"Vicky [Victor Weisz]27 May 1963VY2213.jpg 
VY2242"I hear that the P.M. did awfully well while I was away!"Vicky [Victor Weisz]04 Jul 1963VY2242.jpg 
VY3469"Ah, someone's switched on the old illuminations again ..."Vicky [Victor Weisz](1963)VY3469.jpg 
06002[no caption]William Papas29 Sep 196406002.jpg 
VY2051"He was thoughtful and grave - but the orders he gave/Were enough to bewilder a crew,/ When he cried "Steer to Starboard, but keep her head Larboard!"/What on earth was the helmsman to do? - The hunting of the snarkVicky [Victor Weisz]14 Nov 1962VY2051.jpg 
04466"This is Coachman Home welcoming you aboard hackney carriage 'Conservative.' Hoping you will enjoy your promenade - kindly fasten your seat belt."Michael Cummings21 Oct 196304466.jpg 
04512"Frankly, I'm getting a bit cheesed with 'After Scarborough this'd better be good'...", / "This'll hit Saturday cartoon matinees at the local cinema pretty hard.", / "Rose-coloured glasses May improve hens laying, but not on National Health, mate!", / "Shine all over, miss?"David Langdon06 Oct 196304512.jpg 
15524"... But where's the - horse?"Vicky [Victor Weisz]17 Oct 196315524.jpg 
MC0270"Here's that moral force I told you about"Michael Cummings28 Jan 1957MC0270.jpg 
00350"At least, M. le President, you're irreplaceable - but I'm surrounded by future-prime-ministers!"Michael Cummings05 Feb 196200350.jpg 
VY3190"Same old farce - only in modern dress!" [Ben Jonson's 'The Alchemist' is being revived by the Old Vic]Vicky [Victor Weisz]30 Nov 1962VY3190.jpg 
MC0493"After this, Ike ought to let us off paying back the American loan..."Michael Cummings14 Jun 1958MC0493.jpg 
MC0322As B.E.A. axes that 'embarrassing' Union Jack... ...future British political delegation arrives on the continent in non-British disguises and with Liberian passportsMichael Cummings07 Jun 1957MC0322.jpg 
ILW3676Published caption: 'Nice ... Hope it lasts'Illingworth, Leslie Gilbert, 1902-197924 July 1963ILW3676.jpg 
ILW3607[no caption]Illingworth, Leslie Gilbert, 1902-19794 Jan 1963ILW3607.jpg 
ILW3739Cat among the pigeonsIllingworth, Leslie Gilbert, 1902-197917 Jan 1964ILW3739.jpg 
MW0924[no caption]Emmwood [John Musgrave-Wood]09 Oct 1961MW0924.jpg 
VY3188"I thought we've stopped our vertical-take-off project..."Vicky [Victor Weisz]06 Mar 1962VY3188.jpg 
VY0362"Ah, Harold, sometimes I think back to the good old days when I dealt with foreign affairs ..."Vicky [Victor Weisz]15 Jun 1955VY0362.jpg 
VY1403"Everything's super, sir, and we're all set to go to the country when you come home ..."Vicky [Victor Weisz]20 Mar 1959VY1403.jpg 
VY0034Preparing for the big fightVicky [Victor Weisz]19 Mar 1954VY0034.jpg 
ILW3538Published caption: "Louder, Selwyn I don't think they are with it"Illingworth, Leslie Gilbert, 1902-197913 July 1962ILW3538.jpg 
15555"Heavens be praised! The Captain's got to the bridge in the nick of time!"Michael Cummings09 Nov 196315555.jpg 
CU0913"This time it's a really important secret of State and Macmillan's taking no chances.
They're discussing the date of the next General Election"
Michael Cummings29 Apr 1963CU0913.jpg 
ILW3617[no caption]Illingworth, Leslie Gilbert, 1902-197901 Feb 1963ILW3617.jpg 
MW0394"Goodbye dear - keep an eye on 'our little local difficulties' - same as usual -"Emmwood [John Musgrave-Wood]04 Jun 1958MW0394.jpg 
00762"The ides of March are come ..."Vicky [Victor Weisz]15 Mar 196200762.jpg 
CU0909"... and as Mistress is going to sack us anyway, it doesn't matter now much else we
break."
Michael Cummings29 Mar 1963CU0909.jpg 
LSE7906Sale-time pre-viewDavid Low (1891-1963)06 Jul 1951LSE7906.jpg 
VY3103"How about 'Smoke-a-box-a-fags-a-day', Selwyn?"Vicky [Victor Weisz]09 Mar 1962VY3103.jpg 
VY0272"Housewives! Remember the bad old days of rationing? Now you've got the freedom to drink less tea!"Vicky [Victor Weisz]11 Feb 1955VY0272.jpg 
CU0014Cummings disgusted with the unfair attacks on the Government by the Tory Press, gives his own unbiased picture of the political sceneMichael Cummings10 Feb 1949CU0014.jpg 
MC0113Published title above: Brother can you spare ... a slump?] "Oh for an economic crisis -
just to tide us over the election"
Michael Cummings22 Apr 1955MC0113.jpg 
CU0018"Delightful for the 'Nineties, Herbert, but not exactly right for the Age of Swing!"Michael Cummings09 Mar 1949CU0018.jpg 
LSE4781The first principle of salesmanship is to have something to sellDavid Low (1891-1963)03 Oct 1946LSE4781.jpg 
00911THE BRUSSELS TAPESTRY- Soon to be seen at the Vicky and Alby Museum.Vicky [Victor Weisz]11 Apr 196200911.jpg 
04695"Perhaps we should have second thoughts on his vertical take-off..."Vicky [Victor Weisz]19 Nov 196304695.jpg 
VY2333"... and nothing in life shall sever The chain that is round us now..." - Eton Boating SongVicky [Victor Weisz]21 Oct 1963VY2333.jpg 
VY3366"After the failure of the Brussels negotiations we are not going to sulk..." - Lord Home yesterday. [New Statesman (15 Feb 1963 p.223) have [Drawn by Vicky Jnr. aged 6 No Market No Margaret So There] '... and what we must do is be creative and constructive, not vindivctive' - Mr. Macmillan, 30 January]Vicky [Victor Weisz]08 Feb 1963VY3366.jpg 
DL3071[no caption]David Low (1891-1963)11 Oct 1949DL3071.jpg 
VY1820"Now-united and refreshed let's go and face the gusts at Brighton..."Vicky [Victor Weisz]09 Oct 1961VY1820.jpg 
06501For the season of good will let's all become Love Makers ... suggests CummingsMichael Cummings21 Dec 196406501.jpg 
04252"That's it, gentlemen! Our image at last!"Vicky [Victor Weisz]26 Sep 196304252.jpg 
GS0824Leap year!Sidney 'George' Strube01 Jan 1912 - 31 Dec 1955GS0824.jpg 
VY1104[No caption]Vicky [Victor Weisz]15 Feb 1958VY1104.jpg 
VY2443"Sure he hasn't been nobbled or something?"Vicky [Victor Weisz]16 Mar 1964VY2443.jpg 
LSE4473Review of the forcesDavid Low (1891-1963)02 Feb 1953LSE4473.jpg 
LSE4972Political crisis - new govt. sworn in [crossed out] outDavid Low (1891-1963)04 Nov 1947LSE4972.jpg 
03701[No caption]Vicky [Victor Weisz]21 Jun 196303701.jpg 
15517[no caption]Vicky [Victor Weisz]11 Oct 196315517.jpg 
15528"I hope that it will soon be possible for the customary processes of consultation to be carried on within the party about its future leadership." Mr Macmillan on anouncing his decision to resignIllingworth, Leslie Gilbert, 1902-197919 Oct 196915528.jpg 
VY2224"Inconsiderate feller - can't he see the P.M. is doing his best?"Vicky [Victor Weisz]13 Jun 1963VY2224.jpg 
LSE9066Time for a spring cleanDavid Low (1891-1963)24 Apr 1962LSE9066.jpg 
VY2326"Thank goodness, we evolve our leader in our own way and don't elect him democratically like those socialists!"Vicky [Victor Weisz]14 Oct 1963VY2326.jpg 
VY2309"At the roots of our Tory philosophy lies the conviction that we are all in the same boat" - Mr Macmillan, Jan 23 1957Vicky [Victor Weisz]24 Sep 1963VY2309.jpg 
VY3390"I'll just tell 'em that it's all got up by the press...!" [Published caption reads : "Look, Rab, it's all got up by the press!"]Vicky [Victor Weisz]25 Sep 1961VY3390.jpg 
VY1390MacMillan's paperbacks for Russia A few books to prove to the Russians that we have other writers than DickensVicky [Victor Weisz]05 Mar 1959VY1390.jpg 
VY2019"Vicky's illustrated guide to LlandudnoVicky [Victor Weisz]10 Oct 1962VY2019.jpg 
02093[No caption]Vicky [Victor Weisz]17 Aug 196202093.jpg 
VY0020What's in a name?Vicky [Victor Weisz]01 Mar 1954VY0020.jpg 
LSE5583Petrol Prospects.David Low (1891-1963)23 Nov 1956LSE5583.jpg 
VY1804[No caption]Vicky [Victor Weisz]13 Jun 1961VY1804.jpg 
VY1678Loyally obeying the decision of the Parliamentary Labour Party to refrain from personal attacks on the leader, Vicky will in future only draw Mr. Butskell, Mr. Gaimory and Mr. MacGaitsmillVicky [Victor Weisz]01 Jul 1960VY1678.jpg 
05727"But we'll row forever, steady from stroke to bow.."Vicky [Victor Weisz]01 Jul 196405727.jpg 
ILW0621If two cottages take x months to build how long will 10,000 take?Illingworth, Leslie Gilbert, 1902-197921 September 1943ILW0621.jpg 
ILW3639Published caption: Four-way stretchIllingworth, Leslie Gilbert, 1902-19793 Apr 1963ILW3639.jpg 
04828Vicky's drama awards for 1963Vicky [Victor Weisz]13 Jan 196404828.jpg 
VY0458"Funny, the old place almost looks as if nothing's changed since we've been away, what?" (Parliament reassembles to-day)Vicky [Victor Weisz]25 Oct 1955VY0458.jpg 
DL2948Annual disinfection of the modelsDavid Low (1891-1963)29 Dec 1948DL2948.jpg 
MW0482[no caption]Emmwood [John Musgrave-Wood]24 Dec 1958MW0482.jpg 
LSE7987Low's Christmas panto.David Low (1891-1963)14 Dec 1951LSE7987.jpg 
LSE9160Old Low's Almanack 1963David Low (1891-1963)31 Dec 1962LSE9160.jpg 
LSE9100The outlook for cartoonistsDavid Low (1891-1963)24 Jul 1962LSE9100.jpg 
CU0948"Mr. Editor? I wish you'd sue my cartoonist husband for enticing his work to the home."Michael Cummings23 Dec 1964CU0948.jpg 
LSE7648Election enquiriesDavid Low (1891-1963)11 Oct 1949LSE7648.jpg 
15531[No caption]John Jensen20 Oct 196315531.jpg 
05309"Methinks all this has been going on a bit too long..."Vicky [Victor Weisz]23 Apr 196405309.jpg 
VY2161"Whacko! This'll put those new satirists in their place!"Vicky [Victor Weisz]12 Mar 1963VY2161.jpg 
VY2178"But with the tories it is different... suddenly, bang! The blade drives in between your shoulders from behind" - Sir Roy Welensky, 31 MarchVicky [Victor Weisz]05 Apr 1963VY2178.jpg 
VY0121Vicky's Silly Season No. 2 More exclusive news items which you may believe or notVicky [Victor Weisz]02 Jul 1954VY0121.jpg 
03844"The Great Westminster Mystery" "Is he alive - or dead?"Emmwood [John Musgrave-Wood]10 Jul 196303844.jpg 
18145"After the failure of the Brussels negotiations we are not going to sulk..." - Lord Home
yesterday. [New Statesman (15 Feb 1963 p.223) have [Drawn by Vicky Jnr. aged 6 No Market No
Margaret So There] '... and what we must do is be creative and constructive, not vindivctive' -
Mr. Macmillan, 30 January]
Vicky [Victor Weisz]08 Feb 196318145.jpg 
15549[No caption]Vicky [Victor Weisz]31 Oct 196315549.jpg 
15519"Thank goodness, we evolve our leader in our own way and don't elect him democratically
like those socialists!"
Vicky [Victor Weisz]14 Oct 196315519.jpg 
VY1151"Ah, I had such a wonderful dream - I dreamt I was Diefenbaker and Jo Grimond was Lester Pearson ..."Vicky [Victor Weisz]08 Apr 1958VY1151.jpg 
MC1007"Of course, Macleod, we must keep to the left of that old re-actionary Gaitskell - but
this is going just a little too far!"
Michael Cummings20 Oct 1961MC1007.jpg 
VY0674"Ah, well! Happy holidays!"Vicky [Victor Weisz]03 Aug 1956VY0674.jpg 
ILW3711A Prime Minister must have many qualities ...Illingworth, Leslie Gilbert, 1902-197917 Oct 1963ILW3711.jpg 
VY0386Most unusual holiday snapshots taken by Vicky's candid camera.Vicky [Victor Weisz]01 Aug 1955VY0386.jpg 
VY0630"Oh dear, it looks as if he's a flop too, Rab ..."Vicky [Victor Weisz]30 May 1956VY0630.jpg 
VY0118Vicky's Silly Season No. 1. Exclusive news items from everywhereVicky [Victor Weisz]29 Jun 1954VY0118.jpg 
VY0861Re-discovering AmericaVicky [Victor Weisz]04 Apr 1957VY0861.jpg 
VY0965"Their [the Socialists] policy is to multiply restraints: our policy is to multiply opportunities." - From the Conservative Party General Election Manifesto 1955Vicky [Victor Weisz]01 Aug 1957VY0965.jpg 
VY3049"Vicky's Easter Bonnets"Vicky [Victor Weisz]19 Apr 1962VY3049.jpg 
VY1102Welcome home! [Mr. Macmillan returns from his Commonwealth tour to-day, St. Valentine's Day]Vicky [Victor Weisz]14 Feb 1958VY1102.jpg 
VY3082[No caption]Vicky [Victor Weisz]29 Mar 1962VY3082.jpg 
VY1138"We've antagonised the workers, the middle class, pensioners, tenants, farmers - why, we've practically united the country!"Vicky [Victor Weisz]26 Mar 1958VY1138.jpg 
VY1069"Well, having settled our little local difficulties, what about a jolly anniversary celebration?" [One year ago to-day Sir Anthony Eden resigned and Mr. Butler almost became Prime Minister]Vicky [Victor Weisz]09 Jan 1958VY1069.jpg 
VY0395Anything can happen next ... (continued)Vicky [Victor Weisz]17 Aug 1955VY0395.jpg 
VY0473The Not-so-classical theatre of China [No printed caption]Vicky [Victor Weisz]12 Nov 1955VY0473.jpg 
04443'What do you mean where to?! - you heard what he said ... accelerate!'William Papas07 Oct 196304443.jpg 
15566[no caption]Abu Abraham17 Nov 196315566.jpg 
15557Knight of the ThistleStanley Franklin11 Nov 196315557.jpg 
IL0082[no caption]Illingworth, Leslie Gilbert, 1902-197931 Mar 1954IL0082.jpg 
MC0543"We mustn't put the clock back 100 years" Mr ButlerMichael Cummings10 Oct 1958MC0543.jpg 
04149"Ah - if only we could find our votes as easily as missing banknotes..."Michael Cummings18 Aug 196304149.jpg 
IL0087Urgent Case. "That's right, doctor, no more pills - let's have a major operation."Illingworth, Leslie Gilbert, 1902-197916 Jan 1952IL0087.jpg 
02933The Kick-offIllingworth, Leslie Gilbert, 1902-197925 Feb 196302933.jpg 
01461"... and, we must as always, listen to the voice of the common people!"Vicky [Victor Weisz]29 Jun 196201461.jpg 
GS0771My Dear Rab, did you have to bring them with you?Sidney 'George' Strube08 Oct 1955GS0771.jpg 
LSE4612Japanese wrestlingDavid Low (1891-1963)05 Feb 1954LSE4612.jpg 
MC1159[No caption]Michael Cummings11 Oct 1962MC1159.jpg 
MC1160"Goodness, Mr Macleod! The fellow seems to think he's at a Conservative party conference or something"Michael Cummings12 Oct 1962MC1160.jpg 
VY1549"Aw, I'm sure he's been given all the answers beforehand ..."Vicky [Victor Weisz]03 Nov 1959VY1549.jpg 
NEB1033"All right, so you can't help - but for Pete's sake cut out the commiserations."NEB [Ronald Niebour]12 Feb 1954NEB1033.jpg 
VY0796"Of course, we know where we're going, and we keep on straight ahead ..."Vicky [Victor Weisz]20 Dec 1956VY0796.jpg 
VY1095A butler in the houseVicky [Victor Weisz]06 Feb 1958VY1095.jpg 
02824"Did somone say FLAT racing season...?"Stanley Franklin25 Mar 196302824.jpg 
ILW4349[no caption]Illingworth, Leslie Gilbert, 1902-19791957-1964ILW4349.jpg 
LSE5746Are politics fit for TV?David Low (1891-1963)14 Feb 1958LSE5746.jpg 
LSE9194Progress in Central AfricaDavid Low (1891-1963)02 Apr 1963LSE9194.jpg 
MW3371"So you want to learn how to be a politician Gordon-Walker? Well, I warn you, it's a hard life boy!"Emmwood [John Musgrave-Wood]02 Feb 1965MW3371.jpg 
VY2477"...as so ably proposed by Harold Wilson the other day..."Vicky [Victor Weisz]29 Apr 1964VY2477.jpg 
VY07391956 Models at Vicky's Annual Motor ShowVicky [Victor Weisz]18 Oct 1956VY0739.jpg 
MC0157"To Hollywood - and the really big names - the names that put the politicians in their true perspective"Michael Cummings21 Oct 1955MC0157.jpg 
15592"When I have to read economic documents I have to have a box of matches and start moving them into position to simplify and illustrate the points to myself...." - Sir Alec in an interview September 16, 1962Michael Cummings15 Apr 196415592.jpg 
02508Top best-selling hits of 1962Stanley Franklin28 Dec 196202508.jpg 
02934"If you ask me, it's not a new tablet we need but a new Moses."Michael Cummings20 Feb 196302934.jpg 
05660"You'd have bags under your eyes if you had an Ascot like mine"Michael Cummings17 Jun 196405660.jpg 
MC0868"Perhaps we won't become the United Kingdom of Great Mr Clore, but simply the 50th
State of the USA after all..."
Michael Cummings04 Nov 1960MC0868.jpg 
MC0474The Rt Hon Mr Cripp-skell-but-mac-croft-ory...Michael Cummings13 Apr 1958MC0474.jpg 
03730"Inconsiderate feller - can't he see the P.M. is doing his best?"Vicky [Victor Weisz]13 Jun 196303730.jpg 
LSE8552Rescue squad in the cityDavid Low (1891-1963)29 Sep 1959LSE8552.jpg 
LSE4463Shoo!David Low (1891-1963)09 Oct 1952LSE4463.jpg 
ILW3624[no caption]Illingworth, Leslie Gilbert, 1902-197915 Feb 1963ILW3624.jpg 
LSE5398All very well when it's fine.David Low (1891-1963)20 May 1955LSE5398.jpg 
LSE5736Opening of Parliament, South Pole.David Low (1891-1963)21 Jan 1958LSE5736.jpg 
MC0114[Published caption: Thank goodness, it's worked - Sir Winston will be back tomorrow."] "...Then we might persuade that retired old gentleman with a cigar to come and speak on our platform"Michael Cummings25 Apr 1955MC0114.jpg 
MC1115"Mr Hare you have insulted the Commonwealth - but worse, incomparably worse, you've told the truth about what the Govt. is thinking!"Michael Cummings04 Jul 1962MC1115.jpg 
MC1087"What! Tired of the old group photograph... ...well, I can always give you a brand new one!"Michael Cummings23 Apr 1962MC1087.jpg 
03023"But my dear Sir Roy! Be your age! Where did you get the notion that we Tories ever played according to the Queensberry Rules?"Michael Cummings03 Apr 196303023.jpg 
VY1842[No caption]Vicky [Victor Weisz]21 Nov 1961VY1842.jpg 
VY0719"Now, be a good boy and go to sleep again! You know you can rely on them ..."Vicky [Victor Weisz]17 Sep 1956VY0719.jpg 
LSE4489Results of Butler missionDavid Low (1891-1963)13 Mar 1953LSE4489.jpg 
NEB1038[no caption]NEB [Ronald Niebour]07 Apr 1954NEB1038.jpg 
VY0257"Er, where were we when we last saw each other?"Vicky [Victor Weisz]25 Jan 1955VY0257.jpg 
VY0350Further outlook : bright periods at first; chance of thunderstorms laterVicky [Victor Weisz]31 May 1955VY0350.jpg 
VY0817"Now, fellers, let's go in and look as if nothing had happened..." [Parliament reassembles today]Vicky [Victor Weisz]22 Jan 1957VY0817.jpg 
MC0055[No caption]Michael Cummings15 Apr 1953MC0055.jpg 
LSE5457Welcome back to Westminster.David Low (1891-1963)25 Oct 1955LSE5457.jpg 
LSE7808Fun and games at Blackpool.David Low (1891-1963)12 Oct 1950LSE7808.jpg 
GS0805Waiting for the catchSidney 'George' Strube01 Jan 1912 - 31 Dec 1955GS0805.jpg 
MC0999"Channel bridge - Brighton to Europe"Michael Cummings13 Oct 1961MC0999.jpg 
VY0461The SqueezeVicky [Victor Weisz]28 Oct 1955VY0461.jpg 
ILW3531Published caption: Net resultIllingworth, Leslie Gilbert, 1902-19792 July 1962ILW3531.jpg 
VY0997[No caption] 'Those people!'Vicky [Victor Weisz]05 Oct 1957VY0997.jpg 
VY1352"Many happy returns of the day from - er - Nasser, loyal greetings from Salisbury and
Thorneycroft, a message from outer space, remembrances from Randolph, a box of cigars from
Havana - and a deputation of grateful miners to see you, sir!"
Vicky [Victor Weisz]09 Jan 1959VY1352.jpg 
LSE5451Big Top at Bournemouth.David Low (1891-1963)07 Oct 1955LSE5451.jpg 
VY3291"Stormy? Nonsense, it's all got up by the press!"Vicky [Victor Weisz]02 Aug 1962VY3291.jpg 
15636With Tories talking about electing their leader, Cummings provides an Identi-Kit of what he should be:Michael Cummings30 Dec 196815636.jpg 
VY3136"Maybe someone ought to tell him that the show's been flopping ever since he performed that hat-trick..."Vicky [Victor Weisz]19 Aug 1936 - 25 Feb 1966VY3136.jpg 
05338"Once more unto the breach, dear friends, once more; or close the wall up with our Tory dead!"Illingworth, Leslie Gilbert, 1902-197920 Apr 196405338.jpg 
03497"I name you the independent - multilaterial-interdependent-British-multinational-
nuclear-deterrent..."
Vicky [Victor Weisz]23 May 196303497.jpg 
MC1080"If only, Nurse Butler, the patient was as indestructible as the doctor!"Michael Cummings09 Apr 1962MC1080.jpg 
06488"... hope the crew of the Mixed Fleet will understand their instructions better than I can understand Mr. Wilson's defence plans."Michael Cummings18 Dec 196406488.jpg 
05148"Sure he hasn't been nobbled or something?"Vicky [Victor Weisz]16 Mar 196405148.jpg 
00687"Someone's putting it around that the dry rot in Downing Street spread from us .."Stanley Franklin20 Mar 196200687.jpg 
MC1193"Careful! This one's far more fragile than that other picture that's been shipped off
to the Kennedys!"
Michael Cummings17 Dec 1962MC1193.jpg 
VY3087"Now, men, don't flap! You KNOW we always lose every battle except the last..."Vicky [Victor Weisz]28 May 1962VY3087.jpg 
03821"I hear that the P.M. did awfully well while I was away!"Vicky [Victor Weisz]04 Jul 196303821.jpg 
CU0088Published caption: "Ooo-er ... what's he going to do with all those spanners?"Michael Cummings09 Feb 1950CU0088.jpg 
VY1783"Sometimes I wish the PM was just a teeny-weeny bit flappable ..."Vicky [Victor Weisz]24 Jan 1961VY1783.jpg 
00199No longer in our top tenGlan Williams05 Nov 196100199.jpg 
VY2188[No caption]Vicky [Victor Weisz]22 Apr 1963VY2188.jpg 
VY1874"So you will see that there ar some very respectable precedents for a stripling of not quite sixty-eight" - Mr Macmillan, in an interviewVicky [Victor Weisz]16 Jan 1962VY1874.jpg 
VY2156"Bravo, The boy's ready to tackle a bigger job!"Vicky [Victor Weisz]07 Mar 1963VY2156.jpg 
VY1545Vicky's sensational snapshots of both sides of the Tory imageVicky [Victor Weisz]29 Oct 1959VY1545.jpg 
LSE4405Queen of the MayDavid Low (1891-1963)01 May 1952LSE4405.jpg 
VY2071"'Course we know where we're going and we keep on straight ahead!"Vicky [Victor Weisz]05 Dec 1962VY2071.jpg 
VY1740Not only our drinking laws, our inn signs, too, should be brought up to dateVicky [Victor Weisz]01 Dec 1960VY1740.jpg 
MC0164"Look - there's life at Westminster Mausoleum, after all, says Cummings"Michael Cummings23 Nov 1955MC0164.jpg 
03050"But for the liberal intervention the Tories would have won...!"Vicky [Victor Weisz]10 Apr 196303050.jpg 
03250[No caption]Vicky [Victor Weisz]01 Apr 196303250.jpg 
15521[no caption]Illingworth, Leslie Gilbert, 1902-197916 Oct 196315521.jpg 
15535"... and nothing in life shall sever The chain that is round us now..." - Eton Boating
Song
Vicky [Victor Weisz]21 Oct 196315535.jpg 
MC0766[No caption]Michael Cummings04 Mar 1960MC0766.jpg 
VY0445"Shut, sesame!"Vicky [Victor Weisz]05 Oct 1955VY0445.jpg 
LSE7708[no caption]David Low (1891-1963)27 Jan 1950LSE7708.jpg 
VY1685"Careful, men! Can't you see, it's just been reconstructed ..."Vicky [Victor Weisz]04 Aug 1960VY1685.jpg 
VY2229[No caption]Vicky [Victor Weisz]21 Jun 1963VY2229.jpg 
03006[no caption]William Papas04 Apr 196303006.jpg 
LSE8015To raise the wind - but not the whirlwindDavid Low (1891-1963)01 Feb 1952 - 29 Feb 1952LSE8015.jpg 
05839"Mr. Ferranti! Run our Post Office and pay the postmen out of the profits only you can make.. and we'll forget our dispute with you!"Michael Cummings24 Jul 196405839.jpg 
01579'Don't look now - but I think we're not being followed.'Abu Abraham15 Jul 196201579.jpg 
05568"At least we allies still have our 'special position' with each other..."Michael Cummings06 May 196405568.jpg 
03711'What about getting M.I.5 to tell him...?'Stanley Franklin19 Jun 196303711.jpg 
03071"Punch-ups can't be harmful. Look at the champ - he thrives on 'em"Stanley Franklin17 Apr 196303071.jpg 
05995'More ships? There's OUR one, what more does Britain want?'Stanley Franklin29 Sep 196405995.jpg 
05540O'er all there hung a shadow and a fear; A sense of mystery the spirit daunted, And said as plain as whisper to the ear, The place is Haunted. - Thomas Hood.Stanley Franklin12 May 196405540.jpg 
MC0310[No caption]Michael Cummings16 May 1957MC0310.jpg 
02807"Just imagine - we could become household words, national figures, even perhaps as famous as Ena Sharples or David Frost!"Michael Cummings20 Mar 196302807.jpg 
05543"He must think it's one of his Beagle puppies"Stanley Franklin11 May 196405543.jpg 
04148Come out of the garden, Maude!Glan Williams18 Aug 196304148.jpg 
MC0727"At last, Harold, our new laws against vice, our new laws on betting, our new laws for controlling motors and the laws of Dr Fisher, are working perfectly..."Michael Cummings25 Nov 1959MC0727.jpg 
VY1408"Right-ho Amory! The leader has done his good deed, now it's your turn!"Vicky [Victor Weisz]31 Mar 1959VY1408.jpg 
06180'I'm not going up there, it's moving'William Papas09 Oct 196406180.jpg 
00244Tory Night at the Brighton PalladiumEmmwood [John Musgrave-Wood]12 Oct 196100244.jpg 
VY0042Vicky presents four sensaitonal exclusive news pictures (continued at bottom of this page)Vicky [Victor Weisz]01 Apr 1954VY0042.jpg 
VY1779Whitehall blacklegs united - as usual ready for all eventualitiesVicky [Victor Weisz]19 Jan 1961VY1779.jpg 
MC1182"All right, gentlemen - try them on - if you think they fit you any better"Michael Cummings26 Nov 1962MC1182.jpg 
JJ0053[No caption]John Jensen20 Oct 1963JJ0053.jpg 
VY0185?[No caption]Vicky [Victor Weisz]19 Oct 1954VY0185.jpg 
VY0744"Good morning! Er, now, where we ...?" [Parliament reassembles today] [Published caption : "Good afternoon! Er, now, where we ...?"]Vicky [Victor Weisz]23 Oct 1956VY0744.jpg 
CU0020Cummings presents some forthcoming titles from the Tory film studiosMichael Cummings30 Mar 1949CU0020.jpg 
02530That was the year that was the year that wasChrys [George Fraser Chrystal]30 Dec 196202530.jpg 
AH0369AThe iron-bound chancellorArthur Horner01 Jan 1954 - 17 Nov 1954AH0369A.jpg 
05355The Final Cigarette.John Jensen12 Apr 196405355.jpg 
15630"It came to pieces in my hand! For such carelessness, Butler, you're fired!"Michael Cummings24 Oct 196415630.jpg 
00940"Twist and twist and twist again ..."Vicky [Victor Weisz]04 May 196200940.jpg 
01622'Well what's new?'Illingworth, Leslie Gilbert, 1902-197918 July 196201622.jpg 
02932[no caption]William Papas03 Mar 196302932.jpg 
LSE4570[no caption]David Low (1891-1963)Oct 1953LSE4570.jpg 
LSE4500Budget DayDavid Low (1891-1963)14 Apr 1953LSE4500.jpg 
LSE7726Just Helping Clem To Carry On.David Low (1891-1963)15 Mar 1950LSE7726.jpg 
VY0102Baby Sitting ( This is National Baby Week )Vicky [Victor Weisz]14 May 1954VY0102.jpg 
VY0728"... besides, he's the best pianist we have!"Vicky [Victor Weisz]27 Sep 1956VY0728.jpg 
VY0284What goes up must come down ...Vicky [Victor Weisz]23 Feb 1955VY0284.jpg 
LSE5690Tory Show Business.David Low (1891-1963)13 Sep 1957LSE5690.jpg 
LSE4506Nato stretch-outDavid Low (1891-1963)24 Apr 1953LSE4506.jpg 
03878Three blind mice...William Papas17 Jul 196303878.jpg 
02287Not the Burghers of Calais ... today it's the Burghers of WestminsterMichael Cummings07 Dec 196202287.jpg 
01682"Trust the prima donna stealing the show just when the commercial was getting clearer!"Vicky [Victor Weisz]12 Jul 196201682.jpg 
18033"I must study it a little bit longer before I can say if I'll join it..."Vicky [Victor Weisz]14 May 196218033.jpg 
VY1604"Accelerator - brakes - accelerator - oops - reverse! Thank goodness, we have a steady Conservative hand at the wheel, what ..."Vicky [Victor Weisz]25 Jan 1960VY1604.jpg 
00604Super-Rab!Glan Williams18 Mar 196200604.jpg 
04459Hickory, dickory, dock, the mouse ran up the clock...Glan Williams27 Oct 196304459.jpg 
ILW3699[no caption]Illingworth, Leslie Gilbert, 1902-197916 Sep 1963ILW3699.jpg 
04684Glan Williams presents The Tory Death Watch Beetles The Unpopular groupGlan Williams17 Nov 196304684.jpg 
02988Puffin' and puffin' and puffin'...Stanley Franklin01 Apr 196302988.jpg 
06173'Backs to the wall chaps!'William Papas12 Oct 196406173.jpg 
04173'Next year - given the right conditions - we'll win'William Papas21 Aug 196304173.jpg 
05750[no caption]Vicky [Victor Weisz]03 Jul 196405750.jpg 
DL2898Pah! Blanky intellectuals!David Low (1891-1963)14 Sep 1948DL2898.jpg 
02577Where's the thaw?Illingworth, Leslie Gilbert, 1902-197925 Jan 196302577.jpg 
LSE5431"Oh, jolly good, sir! What is it? Cricket?"David Low (1891-1963)09 Aug 1955LSE5431.jpg 
LSE4630The outlook for signs and omensDavid Low (1891-1963)19 Mar 1954LSE4630.jpg 
VY0140"Who says there is no Santa Claus?"Vicky [Victor Weisz]23 Jul 1954VY0140.jpg 
05058"I'm the greatest, I'm the toughest - I can lick any postman!"Vicky [Victor Weisz]25 Feb 196405058.jpg 
VY0771"Come on, old boys! Let's give that Butler feller a hand!"Vicky [Victor Weisz]23 Nov 1956VY0771.jpg 
VY0503"It's getting difficult to sell 'em our stuff, Rab, you'd better dream up some new sales gags quickly!"Vicky [Victor Weisz]29 Dec 1955VY0503.jpg 
VY3306"... some, though they shun the frying pan, Do leap into the fire" - The Pilgrim's ProgressVicky [Victor Weisz]19 Aug 1936 - 25 Feb 1966VY3306.jpg 
VY0513Picture Postcard for the Chancellor (Mr. R. A. Butler is on holiday in the South of France)Vicky [Victor Weisz]10 Jan 1956VY0513.jpg 
VY1972"Wonderful job, Sir! The public was getting a bit bored with the same old faces..."Vicky [Victor Weisz]13 Jul 1962VY1972.jpg 
VY2338[No caption]Vicky [Victor Weisz]25 Oct 1963VY2338.jpg 
VY2413"Jeeves!"Vicky [Victor Weisz]10 Feb 1964VY2413.jpg 
02647"The ship's in fine shape, but it's the reactor motor that's been giving us teething trouble these last six years."Michael Cummings13 Feb 196302647.jpg 
VY3180"What is the matter, think you?" "Something from Cyprus, as I may divine. It is a business of some heat;" - Othello, I:2Vicky [Victor Weisz]19 Aug 1936 - 25 Feb 1966VY3180.jpg 
MC0177Mr. Eden, I presume ?" "Mr. Dulles, I presume ?"Michael Cummings23 Jan 1956MC0177.jpg 
DL2932Dropping the pilotDavid Low (1891-1963)23 Nov 1948DL2932.jpg 
ILW1245[Illingworth cartoon ILW 1245]Illingworth, Leslie Gilbert, 1902-197914 May 1947ILW1245.jpg 
LSE4542Peace and rumours of peaceDavid Low (1891-1963)28 Jul 1953LSE4542.jpg 
VY0867A[No caption]Vicky [Victor Weisz]12 Apr 1957VY0867A.jpg 
VY2238"But we'll row forever, steady from stroke to bow.."Vicky [Victor Weisz]01 Jul 1964VY2238.jpg 
03832"We have not been successful in obtaining the allegiance of the younger generation of
voters, because we have not yet found a way of talking to them..." Mr Maudling on Saturday
Vicky [Victor Weisz]08 Jul 196303832.jpg 
ILW3638Published caption: Do you hear a sort of rumble, Harold?Illingworth, Leslie Gilbert, 1902-197925 March 1963ILW3638.jpg 
ILW3767Heavy goingIllingworth, Leslie Gilbert, 1902-197916 Mar 1964ILW3767.jpg 
MW0043B[no caption]Emmwood [John Musgrave-Wood]07 Mar 1957MW0043B.jpg 
MW0627"Dear Mac - Happy Birthday, wish you were here - "Emmwood [John Musgrave-Wood]11 Feb 1960MW0627.jpg 
04856Cat among the pigeonsIllingworth, Leslie Gilbert, 1902-197917 Jan 196404856.jpg 
05820[No caption]Vicky [Victor Weisz]20 Jul 196405820.jpg 
VY3080"Oh bother, we hadn't intended to enter him for the race, had we...?"Vicky [Victor Weisz]19 Aug 1936 - 25 Feb 1966VY3080.jpg 
LSE7644[no caption]David Low (1891-1963)04 Oct 1949LSE7644.jpg 
ILW3545Published caption: Doubling Up. What did he do while waiting to go on trial for his political life?Illingworth, Leslie Gilbert, 1902-197927 July 1962ILW3545.jpg 
VY1933New image of the governmentVicky [Victor Weisz]24 May 1962VY1933.jpg 
VY0830"Polling takes place today at the Carmarthen by-election"Vicky [Victor Weisz]28 Feb 1957VY0830.jpg 
VY1496"The champ says he ain't fighting in this country until he's had another crack at that
world title ..."
Vicky [Victor Weisz]26 Jun 1959VY1496.jpg 
03980"We're paying about 30 quid a week for it already."Keith Waite10 Jul 196303980.jpg 
LSE8708What time does the balloon go up?David Low (1891-1963)02 Dec 1960LSE8708.jpg 
05045Not in the recipe "Who put that in?"Illingworth, Leslie Gilbert, 1902-197921 February 196405045.jpg 
VY2457[No caption]Vicky [Victor Weisz]03 Apr 1964VY2457.jpg 
VY2042[No caption]Vicky [Victor Weisz]05 Nov 1962VY2042.jpg 
VY3195A[No caption]Vicky [Victor Weisz]20 Dec 1962VY3195A.jpg 
VY2649"Glad to see the party's aggressively well!"Vicky [Victor Weisz]19 Jan 1965VY2649.jpg 
VY2247"We have not been successful in obtaining the allegiance of the younger generation of voters, because we have not yet found a way of talking to them..." Mr Maudling on SaturdayVicky [Victor Weisz]08 Jul 1963VY2247.jpg 
ILW3777'Sorry girls, opening night has been postponed'Illingworth, Leslie Gilbert, 1902-197910 Apr 1964ILW3777.jpg 
04446It's going to be tricky he's pinched most of the ingredients!.Illingworth, Leslie Gilbert, 1902-197908 Oct 196304446.jpg 
11992"We stand on our record!"Vicky [Victor Weisz]07 Oct 196411992.jpg 
VY1588"May I suggest you go a bit easy on that 'You've-never-had-it-so-good' line when you get to Nyasaland, Sir ..."Vicky [Victor Weisz]05 Jan 1960VY1588.jpg 
VY2471"It's all right - the PM's got a light!"Vicky [Victor Weisz]21 Apr 1964VY2471.jpg 
03130"This time it's a really important secret of State and Macmillan's taking no chances. They're discussing the date of the next General Election"Michael Cummings29 Apr 196303130.jpg 
LSE7670"But can the spirits do their stuff with a steel table, Ma?"David Low (1891-1963)17 Nov 1949LSE7670.jpg 
02265"'Course we know where we're going and we keep on straight ahead!"Vicky [Victor Weisz]05 Dec 196202265.jpg 
02653"I tell you, they're just waiting to back the old winner again..."Vicky [Victor Weisz]08 Mar 196302653.jpg 
03024[No caption]Vicky [Victor Weisz]03 Apr 196303024.jpg 
05410"We have a joke book and all the family put in jokes when they find them. We're a bit short
just now ..." - Lady Douglas-Home in an interview on January 26
Vicky [Victor Weisz]07 Apr 196405410.jpg 
06660"I am very devoted to the Conservative Party and no doubt that service will be appreciated"
- Mr.R.A. Butler, October 1964
Vicky [Victor Weisz]01 Feb 196506660.jpg 
04467[No caption]Vicky [Victor Weisz]18 Oct 196304467.jpg 
18030"I understand that our satellite, launched by the Americans, and still whizzing around
will re-enter somewhere in Europe ..."
Vicky [Victor Weisz]30 Apr 196218030.jpg 
LSE4987After the battle of the by-electionsDavid Low (1891-1963)02 Dec 1947LSE4987.jpg 
VY0791"Honestly, sir! None of us ever even thought of dropping you!"Vicky [Victor Weisz]15 Dec 1956VY0791.jpg 
15583"What's it matter how I do this job - when I've got such a marvellous deputy butler to pick up the bits?"Michael Cummings31 Jan 196415583.jpg 
02654"Whacko! This'll put those new satirists in their place!"Vicky [Victor Weisz]12 Mar 196302654.jpg 
VY1577The Circus opens todayVicky [Victor Weisz]18 Dec 1959VY1577.jpg 
VY2448"Now, anybody else got a brilliant new idea?"Vicky [Victor Weisz]23 Mar 1963VY2448.jpg 
01788"The new engines are doing fine - it's the nose-cone that worries me, Mr. Macleod..."Michael Cummings23 Jul 196201788.jpg 
06205'Who'll cater for us poor old businessmen now?'Stanley Franklin05 Oct 196406205.jpg 
VY1301"There you are, chaps, by pressing the magic switch I've transformed the place into a glittering fairyland of brilliant light which even illuminates us ..."Vicky [Victor Weisz]08 Oct 1958VY1301.jpg 
04477[no caption]Trog [Wally Fawkes]25 Oct 196304477.jpg 
VY3138[No caption]Vicky [Victor Weisz]10 Nov 1960VY3138.jpg 
03126Into the seventiesIllingworth, Leslie Gilbert, 1902-197929 Apr 196303126.jpg 
LSE4557[no caption]David Low (1891-1963)Sep 1953LSE4557.jpg 
VY3317"... what's more, the feller's a Cambridge don, isn't he...?"Vicky [Victor Weisz]04 Mar 1960VY3317.jpg 
MC0325"More of this weather, Mac, and the 'black versus whites problem' will cease to exist"Michael Cummings01 Jul 1957MC0325.jpg 
MC1073"One would never have thought that our dear Harold was once a director of the Great Western Railway..."Michael Cummings28 Mar 1962MC1073.jpg 
18139Slogger Mac, after limbering up with his sparring partners, will now take on the British electorate." News: There was speculation on the successor to Hugh Gaitskell as leader of the Labour Party. (19---) News: There was speculation on Conservative Party prospects in the next general election.Michael Cummings20 Jan 196318139.jpg 
MC0227"But suppose, gentlemen, she went and sold herself to General Motors, U.S.A.!"Michael Cummings18 Jul 1956MC0227.jpg 
LSE4861Micawber familyDavid Low (1891-1963)07 Mar 1947LSE4861.jpg 
VY0487Is there a 14-day ban on discussions of vital and topical issues inside Parliament as well?Vicky [Victor Weisz]30 Nov 1955VY0487.jpg 
VY3205"I understand that our satellite, launched by the Americans, and still whizzing around will re-enter somewhere in Europe ..."Vicky [Victor Weisz]30 Apr 1962VY3205.jpg 
CU0969"What really frightens me about the Tories not winning the Election is that my colleagues
will have so much time to write their memoirs"
Michael Cummings27 Apr 1964CU0969.jpg 
LSE4632"The more it changes - "David Low (1891-1963)01 Mar 1954 - 31 Mar 1954LSE4632.jpg 
03459"If only Teasy Weasy Raymond were a Tory!"Michael Cummings20 May 196303459.jpg 
LSE5595Old Low's Almanack - 1957David Low (1891-1963)28 Dec 1956LSE5595.jpg 
LSE4956Report from BrightonDavid Low (1891-1963)03 Oct 1947LSE4956.jpg 
15501Next Race: The Premiership StakesIllingworth, Leslie Gilbert, 1902-197919 Jun 196315501.jpg 
15520'Do-it-yourself' Prime Minister. Fit the pieces together. Prizes for the correct
solution are offered to everybody except Mr Randolph Churchill
Vicky [Victor Weisz]16 Oct 196315520.jpg 
15591"Now, anybody else got a brilliant new idea?"Vicky [Victor Weisz]23 Mar 196315591.jpg 
CU0064".... but think of the embarrassments we shall be saved at question time in the House of Commons."Michael Cummings28 Dec 1949CU0064.jpg 
ILW3719"We have reached the straight. It is my job to see that the party machine is in top
gear." - Mr John Hare speaking at Birmingham
Illingworth, Leslie Gilbert, 1902-197904 Nov 1963ILW3719.jpg 
VY2473"Methinks all this has been going on a bit too long..."Vicky [Victor Weisz]23 Apr 1964VY2473.jpg 
VY1998[No caption]Vicky [Victor Weisz]17 Aug 1962VY1998.jpg 
VY2639"Vicky's New Year Honours List"Vicky [Victor Weisz]01 Jan 1965VY2639.jpg 
LSE4654Music-hall situationDavid Low (1891-1963)28 May 1954LSE4654.jpg 
VY0383"There ain't gonna be any war", says Mr Macmillan. Here are other official announcementsVicky [Victor Weisz]27 Jan 1954 - 11 Nov 1958VY0383.jpg 
VY0967Macmillan's paper-backs ("They have never been so good" - publisher's note)Vicky [Victor Weisz]03 Aug 1957VY0967.jpg 
04837"How much longer can we hold back this home-sick one..?"Stanley Franklin15 Jan 196404837.jpg 
04414"Surely, gentlemen, you don't imagine our electoral future lies in the hand of the Denning Report!"Michael Cummings23 Sep 196304414.jpg 
03560"They say the stable lad's done a wonderful job."Vicky [Victor Weisz]29 May 196303560.jpg 
MC0096"Adopt universal central heating, double windows, etc. ? But, my dear Elmer, Britain has a temperate climate"Michael Cummings20 Jan 1955MC0096.jpg 
04743If there's anything that you want...Stanley Franklin12 Dec 196304743.jpg 
05361"Blast what's-his-name, thing 'em-bob, you-know-who - just when we were doing so frightfully well!"Vicky [Victor Weisz]03 Apr 196405361.jpg 
05982All thing bright and beautiful All booms both great and small, All things wise and wonderful The Tories made them all...Stanley Franklin24 Sep 196405982.jpg 
06047Opening barrageIllingworth, Leslie Gilbert, 1902-197914 Sep 196406047.jpg 
15628[no caption]Vicky [Victor Weisz]23 Oct 196415628.jpg 
15527Touche!William Papas19 Oct 196315527.jpg 
15537'Well Enoch, there goes our last chance to get into the technological age'William Papas21 Oct 196315537.jpg 
MC0620"How could your brick have fallen on his toes, Eccles, when he's already airborne!"Michael Cummings04 May 1959MC0620.jpg 
AH0370After the successful televising of an American cabinet meeting, we may now expect a similar venture over here - either from BBC or commercial T.V.Arthur Horner01 Jan 1954 - 17 Nov 1954AH0370.jpg 
MC0171"But there's one minister who never loses his job..."Michael Cummings22 Dec 1955MC0171.jpg 
MC0170[No caption]Michael Cummings21 Dec 1955MC0170.jpg 
ILW3809"I can't understand what the Hon. Gentleman can find to smile at in this serious situation"Illingworth, Leslie Gilbert, 1902-197927 Jul 1964ILW3809.jpg 
VY1531An eclipse of the sun occurs to-dayVicky [Victor Weisz]02 Oct 1959VY1531.jpg 
IL0123[no caption]Illingworth, Leslie Gilbert, 1902-197915 Sep 1958IL0123.jpg 
ILW4420[no caption]Illingworth, Leslie Gilbert, 1902-19791957-1963ILW4420.jpg 
VY0782But those behind cried "Forward!" And those before cried "Back!" And backward now and forward Wavers the deep array.Vicky [Victor Weisz]04 Dec 1956VY0782.jpg 
LSE4986But it was just a dicky-birdDavid Low (1891-1963)28 Nov 1947LSE4986.jpg 
03860The SitdownerGlan Williams14 Jul 196303860.jpg 
MC1069"Don't panic anybody! The captain's only going below on a sentimental journey... where he used to work as a simple sailor"Michael Cummings19 Mar 1962MC1069.jpg 
MC1198"It isn't fair - she's being allowed to try on the crown already!"Michael Cummings10 Oct 1963MC1198.jpg 
MW3362[no caption]Emmwood [John Musgrave-Wood]1960MW3362.jpg 
MC0432"No, not Gaitskell and Co! It's the Tory shadow cabinet that frightens me..."Michael Cummings27 Jan 1958MC0432.jpg 
VY2403"We have a joke book, and all the family put in jokes when they find them. We're a bit short just now..." -Lady Douglas-Home in an interview on January 26Vicky [Victor Weisz]28 Jan 1964VY2403.jpg 
03127"Now, boys, when we've found the right slogan we'll have an election"William Papas29 Apr 196303127.jpg 
VY2300[No caption]Vicky [Victor Weisz]13 Sep 1963VY2300.jpg 
VY1106"A very funny thing happened to me on my way to the House ..."Vicky [Victor Weisz]18 Feb 1958VY1106.jpg 
VY0312"Are you sure he hasn't left anything behind?"Vicky [Victor Weisz]02 May 1955VY0312.jpg 
VY0603"Phew, you've been busy too, I see ..."Vicky [Victor Weisz]30 Apr 1956VY0603.jpg 
VY0607"Well, don't just stand there, think of something!"Vicky [Victor Weisz]03 May 1956VY0607.jpg 
VY0787"There, you naughty boys! And you still say there ain't no Santa Claus?"Vicky [Victor Weisz]11 Dec 1956VY0787.jpg 
04438This man who sits in for MacIllingworth, Leslie Gilbert, 1902-197910 Oct 196304438.jpg 
VY1145"He says he doesn't believe in gimmicks - he only wants to cheer us up!"Vicky [Victor Weisz]01 Apr 1958VY1145.jpg 
VY3064"'Opposition' is the theme of an address which Mr Gaitskell is to give to a newspaper
editors' conference in Washington on April 22"
Vicky [Victor Weisz]02 Jan 1954 - 25 Feb 1966VY3064.jpg 
VY2427"I'm the greatest, I'm the toughest - I can lick any postman!"Vicky [Victor Weisz]25 Feb 1964VY2427.jpg 
04099"So what if the Government isn't involved - think of the reward!"William Papas12 Aug 196304099.jpg 
04895"I'm doing a marvellous trade - doormats featuring the Government."Stanley Franklin24 Jan 196404895.jpg 
06014That's what you thinkStanley Franklin04 Sep 196406014.jpg 
05801'Someone getting at us again...?'Stanley Franklin16 Jul 196405801.jpg 
15604[no caption]Michael Cummings18 Sep 196415604.jpg 
01086The Crazier GangIllingworth, Leslie Gilbert, 1902-197921 May 196201086.jpg 
03694"Not exactly flattering to the rest of us to think that even now he's the best Prime Minister we've got."Michael Cummings21 Jun 196303694.jpg 
VY1752"After Dame Irene Ward's "little demonstration" in the House, another M.P. takes a seat on the Government front bench to "fight, fight, and fight again".Vicky [Victor Weisz]24 Nov 1960VY1752.jpg 
VY0452Vicky's sketchbook from BournegateVicky [Victor Weisz]15 Oct 1955VY0452.jpg 
VY0036"Of course, all this forecasting's arousing the sporting instincts of the nation"Vicky [Victor Weisz]23 Mar 1954VY0036.jpg 
LSE4410Writing on the wallDavid Low (1891-1963)13 May 1952LSE4410.jpg 
00372"Really, chaps! - isn't it time somebody woke him up?"Glan Williams04 Feb 196200372.jpg 
04386[no caption]Illingworth, Leslie Gilbert, 1902-197916 Sep 196304386.jpg 
04854"Sorry, chaps - it was conscription unless you volunteered"William Papas12 Jan 196404854.jpg 
03052"Put through an urgent call to the Moscow Research Insitute, please..."Stanley Franklin09 Apr 196303052.jpg 
06610[no caption]Vicky [Victor Weisz]11 Jan 196506610.jpg 
15518Jensen's Enigma Variations on a Blackpool ThemeJohn Jensen13 Oct 196315518.jpg 
15578'Should auld acquaintance be forgot ..'Glan Williams29 Dec 196315578.jpg 
VY3464'After you...'Vicky [Victor Weisz]18 Oct 1963VY3464.jpg 
IL0110Published caption:- "Swopping the pilot?"Illingworth, Leslie Gilbert, 1902-197926 Jun 1963IL0110.jpg 
CU0958"Gentlemen, we've got to fill the Tunnel in again! De Gaulle has, after all, decided
'Non'!..."
Michael Cummings08 Feb 1964CU0958.jpg 
MC0457"Ah, Rab, wouldn't it be marvellous to be a public figure, a household word, recognised in the streets - like a [T.V. announcer crossed out] Liberal candidate, for example!"Michael Cummings13 Mar 1958MC0457.jpg 
MC0258"Look, quick! A really big fish !"Michael Cummings30 Nov 1956MC0258.jpg 
03773"Swopping the pilot?"Illingworth, Leslie Gilbert, 1902-197926 Jun 196303773.jpg 
GS0769The return contest ?Sidney 'George' Strube01 Jan 1912 - 31 Dec 1955GS0769.jpg 
MC0181"It feels polar - but there's something vaguely familiar about those penguins - and that iceberg"Michael Cummings03 Feb 1956MC0181.jpg 
ILW3488Published cartoon: The Liberals 'are the faceless men of politics' - Iain MacleodIllingworth, Leslie Gilbert, 1902-197926 March 1962ILW3488.jpg 
ILW3706It's going to be tricky he's pinched most of the ingredients!.Illingworth, Leslie Gilbert, 1902-19798 October 1963ILW3706.jpg 
ILW3614Where's the thaw?Illingworth, Leslie Gilbert, 1902-197925 Jan 1963ILW3614.jpg 
MC0427"Ah, if only they could produce a test-tube, made-to-measure politician!"Michael Cummings17 Jan 1958MC0427.jpg 
LSE9021BecalmedDavid Low (1891-1963)03 Mar 1949LSE9021.jpg 
MC0548"Old Guard Bodyguard"Michael Cummings20 Oct 1958MC0548.jpg 
MC1097"But we've nothing else to wear!"Michael Cummings11 May 1962MC1097.jpg 
MC0813"... on the other hand, if we became the 51st State of America we'd be able to vote for the President ... and I could ask a question in Congress about what happens in England"Michael Cummings15 Jun 1960MC0813.jpg 
05244"Queensberry Rules, indeed! Never forget, Harold, we're fighting a product of the public school jungle.."Michael Cummings09 Mar 196405244.jpg 
MC1194"I just can't understand why so many people want to wear my coronet ....."Michael Cummings19 Dec 1962MC1194.jpg 
01565"Louder, Selwyn I don't think they are with it"Illingworth, Leslie Gilbert, 1902-197913 Jul 196201565.jpg 
15523"He never did care for all yon English programmes."Keith Waite17 Oct 196315523.jpg 
NM0080[no caption]Norman Mansbridge1959NM0080.jpg 
VY0500Sensation at the big top. Swapping horses in mid-streamVicky [Victor Weisz]22 Dec 1955VY0500.jpg 
03709Six characters in search of an authorVicky [Victor Weisz]20 Jun 196303709.jpg 
VY0989"We've never had it so bad, boss!"Vicky [Victor Weisz]16 Sep 1957VY0989.jpg 
VY0081"Trust the people" - MR. L.D. Gammans, Assistant Postmaster-General April 26 1954Vicky [Victor Weisz]17 May 1954VY0081.jpg 
VY0945"Couldn't we tell 'em that we've discovered a CLEAN tobacco...?"Vicky [Victor Weisz]06 Jul 1957VY0945.jpg 
VY1111"He thinks like a Tory, and talks like a radical, and that's so important nowadays." - Lady Windermere's Fan, Act IIVicky [Victor Weisz]02 Feb 1958VY1111.jpg 
VY0966"Bet yer a premium bond that something's bound to crop up and we'll have to recall the chaps from the hols!"Vicky [Victor Weisz]02 Aug 1957VY0966.jpg 
VY1315The incredible shrinking Mac?Vicky [Victor Weisz]21 Nov 1958VY1315.jpg 
VY1515"Well, anyway, he knows when it starts ..."Vicky [Victor Weisz]24 Aug 1959VY1515.jpg 
VY1599"Hello sir! Everything's all right. The babies are doing fine, Lord Salisbury wishes to be remembered, Dr. A sends his love and I hope you too are having fun - with Sir Roy ..."Vicky [Victor Weisz]19 Jan 1960VY1599.jpg 
VY1825"Gentlemen, pull your fingers out!"Vicky [Victor Weisz]19 Oct 1961VY1825.jpg 
VY1778A"Aren't we lucky to have a united party behind us ..." [Parliament reassembles tomorrow and will continue the debate on the Criminal Justice Bill]Vicky [Victor Weisz]10 Apr 1961VY1778A.jpg 
VY1985"Oh bother - how comes the Avon flowing through our drawing room...Vicky [Victor Weisz]27 Jul 1962VY1985.jpg 
VY1939Throwing the lion to the ChristiansVicky [Victor Weisz]08 Jun 1962VY1939.jpg 
VY2087God rest you merry, gentleman, let nothing you dismayVicky [Victor Weisz]21 Dec 1962VY2087.jpg 
VY2388"Squares!"Vicky [Victor Weisz]10 Jan 1964VY2388.jpg 
VY3142"Perhaps one of you now would be good engough to explain to me what this means" - Mr Selwyn Lloyd looking at Vicky's cartoon when he returned from Paris last ThursdyVicky [Victor Weisz]05 May 1959VY3142.jpg 
VY3313"Twist and twist and twist again ..."Vicky [Victor Weisz]04 May 1962VY3313.jpg 
VY3178"Quiet calm deliberation disentangles every knot" - one of Mr Macmillan's favourite quotationsVicky [Victor Weisz]03 Nov 1958 - 25 Feb 1966VY3178.jpg 
VY3322"Now, have a jolly good time - you know you can depend on us!"Vicky [Victor Weisz]03 Aug 1962VY3322.jpg 
02235"We cannot go on being engaged for ever. We have either got to break it off or get married." - Mr. Maurice Macmillan, MP, speaking on the common Market, November 27, 1962.Vicky [Victor Weisz]03 Dec 196202235.jpg 
02796"What am I offered for this genuine antique collection? Dollar? Sold! Next we have..."Stanley Franklin04 Mar 196302796.jpg 
05876"I can't understand what the Hon. Gentleman can find to smile at in this serious situation"Illingworth, Leslie Gilbert, 1902-197927 Jul 196405876.jpg 
MC0664"My dear, we haven't lived too long, after all! people are speaking to us again..."Michael Cummings23 Sep 1959MC0664.jpg 
18120"Goodness, Mr Macleod! The fellow seems to think he's at a Conservative party
conference or something"
Michael Cummings12 Oct 196218120.jpg 
CU0009Scientific survey
Printed above published cartoon: Cummings investigates that new Tory slogan
Michael Cummings10 Nov 1948CU0009.jpg 
MC0453"Cummings used to be uneasy when he looked at Mr Macmillan's party...But it was only when he looked at the Socialists that the solid, rock-like unity of the Conservatives came home to him..."Michael Cummings03 Mar 1958MC0453.jpg 
LSE8788Brighton. - Hoisting the flagDavid Low (1891-1963)10 Oct 1961LSE8788.jpg 
MC0541"Of course, Nye, in the old days of 'vermin' and 'splits', our party was glamourous, too"Michael Cummings08 Oct 1958MC0541.jpg 
CU0930[no caption]Michael Cummings18 Sep 1964CU0930.jpg 
MC0630[No caption]Michael Cummings25 May 1959MC0630.jpg 
MW0020[no caption]Emmwood [John Musgrave-Wood]09 Feb 1957MW0020.jpg 
MW2029"After Bessie Braddock's Mersey 'Bleat' Emmwood suggests a fab marching song for the Tories."Emmwood [John Musgrave-Wood]10 Mar 1964MW2029.jpg 
02116"Sorry to have called you chaps back from your hols - just going to deal with a few
routine matters in a routine sort of way ..."
Vicky [Victor Weisz]22 Aug 196202116.jpg 
VY1177"You know, I sometimes wonder if the P.M. oughtn't to be just a teeny weeny bit flappable ..."Vicky [Victor Weisz]09 May 1958VY1177.jpg 
ILW3776"When Enoch's quite finished I'd like a word with him..."Illingworth, Leslie Gilbert, 1902-197906 Apr 1964ILW3776.jpg 
VY1822[No caption]Vicky [Victor Weisz]17 Oct 1961VY1822.jpg 
VY2325[No caption]Vicky [Victor Weisz]11 Oct 1963VY2325.jpg 
VY3337"... and, we must as always, listen to the voice of the common people!"Vicky [Victor Weisz]29 Jun 1962VY3337.jpg 
VY3392[no caption]Vicky [Victor Weisz]19 Aug 1936 - 25 Feb 1966VY3392.jpg 
05409[no caption]Michael Cummings08 Apr 196405409.jpg 
04439[No caption]Vicky [Victor Weisz]11 Oct 196304439.jpg 
05417"When Enoch's quite finished I'd like a word with him..."Illingworth, Leslie Gilbert, 1902-197906 Apr 196405417.jpg 
15635'Hits' of 1964Glan Williams27 Dec 196415635.jpg 
CU0916"If only Teasy Weasy Raymond were a Tory!"Michael Cummings20 May 1963CU0916.jpg 
ILW3540Published caption: 'Well what's new?'Illingworth, Leslie Gilbert, 1902-197918 July 1962ILW3540.jpg 
ILW3707Published caption: Only room for oneIllingworth, Leslie Gilbert, 1902-197912 October 1963ILW3707.jpg 
01577"You can rest assured that we intend to continue on the path that you have prepared" -
Mr. Macmillan to Mr. Selwyn Lloyd
Vicky [Victor Weisz]16 Jul 196201577.jpg 
MW0248Crufts Preview By EmmwoodEmmwood [John Musgrave-Wood]05 Feb 1959MW0248.jpg 
00247Macmillan's, the publishers, have just published a new series of paperbacks which they call "Papermacs."Vicky [Victor Weisz]10 Oct 196100247.jpg 
ILW3648Published caption: Into the seventiesIllingworth, Leslie Gilbert, 1902-197929 Apr 1963ILW3648.jpg 
VY0563"Er, now, let's make this a short cabinet meeting. What have we done right?"Vicky [Victor Weisz]06 Mar 1956VY0563.jpg 
VY1243"Quick, let's pick up the stuff, we've been scattering around for years - then nobody will remember it ...." [The Litter Act came into force yesterday]Vicky [Victor Weisz]08 Aug 1958VY1243.jpg 
ILW3867And now, Sire, on top of all this - LEYTON!Illingworth, Leslie Gilbert, 1902-197922 Jan 1965ILW3867.jpg 
VY0379Vicky's Political Garden FlowersVicky [Victor Weisz]06 Jul 1955VY0379.jpg 
VY2656[No caption]Vicky [Victor Weisz]01 Feb 1965VY2656.jpg 
03899"Anyway, I'm the statutory tenant"Michael Cummings22 Jul 196303899.jpg 
VY0180Dear old pals ...Vicky [Victor Weisz]12 Oct 1954VY0180.jpg 
ILW3636Published caption: Five days to the flat. 'Not the most promising string we ever had ...'Illingworth, Leslie Gilbert, 1902-197920 Mar 1963ILW3636.jpg 
02809[no caption]Vicky [Victor Weisz]21 Mar 196302809.jpg 
06288"Get Dr. Kaldor to tell you the answer, Callaghan! Can't you see I'm composing my spring election speeches?"Michael Cummings09 Nov 196406288.jpg 
VY2438"Shocking these gambling habits of the people, what...?"Vicky [Victor Weisz]10 Mar 1964VY2438.jpg 
VY2261The Whitehall Whizz Kids. Sensational new pictures of the cabinet to prove that they are all with it.Vicky [Victor Weisz]23 Jul 1963VY2261.jpg 
02426"I just can't understand why so many people want to wear my coronet ....."Michael Cummings19 Dec 196202426.jpg 
18010"Exclusive! Cummings 'leaks' forthcoming arrangement to ensure total security about
Common Market negotiations"
Michael Cummings29 Nov 196118010.jpg 
MC1196"Here's to 1963 - it can't be worse than 1962!"Michael Cummings29 Dec 1962MC1196.jpg 
LSE5733Micawber Ministry.David Low (1891-1963)14 Jan 1958LSE5733.jpg 
VY0612Mr. Kenneth Younger, M.P., Minister of State will open to-night's party political broadcast with a guitar solo. If this catches on ..."Vicky [Victor Weisz]09 May 1956VY0612.jpg 
VY2633The circus opens todayVicky [Victor Weisz]18 Dec 1964VY2633.jpg 
02938"Let's hope those who benefit will be equally generous when we have to ask for National Assistance"Stanley Franklin07 Feb 196302938.jpg 
LSE8662Re-shuffling the waxworksDavid Low (1891-1963)22 Jul 1960LSE8662.jpg 
MC0106"Cumming's tribute to the 'cartoonist's friend' (in his hour of trouble) Published
caption: ... Tribute by Cummings - to a cartoonist's friend ...
Michael Cummings09 Mar 1955MC0106.jpg 
LSE5590Arrival of the prodigals.David Low (1891-1963)11 Dec 1956LSE5590.jpg 
LSE5602Family groupDavid Low (1891-1963)15 Jan 1957LSE5602.jpg 
LSE5593Parliamentary pantomime.David Low (1891-1963)18 Dec 1956LSE5593.jpg 
DL3019"Hang it, a fellow can't even try on his swim-suit - "David Low (1891-1963)29 Jun 1949DL3019.jpg 
VY2528[no caption]Vicky [Victor Weisz]03 Jul 1964VY2528.jpg 
DL2698Micawber familyDavid Low (1891-1963)07 Mar 1947DL2698.jpg 
06115"The Labour Party, in real sense, does not exist at present... it is very difficult to know what to do - whether to call the tournament off ... and become, in effect, both Government and Oppposition." - Mr. Iain Macleod, October 29, 1960Vicky [Victor Weisz]27 Oct 196406115.jpg 
01626"But it really doesn't matter whom you put upon the list, For they'd none of 'em be missed - they'd none of 'em be missed!" - The MikadoVicky [Victor Weisz]17 Jul 196201626.jpg 
00931"Change the crew? Why, we'll row for ever, steady from stroke to bow..."Vicky [Victor Weisz]05 Apr 196200931.jpg 
00302'Forget the royal tour for a moment - let's find out who's his publicity agent'Keith Waite09 Nov 196100302.jpg 
LSE8021Rival Sensations for today.David Low (1891-1963)11 Mar 1952LSE8021.jpg 
LSE8586Coming eventsDavid Low (1891-1963)29 Dec 1959LSE8586.jpg 
VY1533"There was I, waiting at the church ..."Vicky [Victor Weisz]06 Oct 1959VY1533.jpg 
VY1622"Hello, there! Anything been happening in my absence ...?"Vicky [Victor Weisz]15 Feb 1960VY1622.jpg 
VY1649[No caption]Vicky [Victor Weisz]19 Apr 1960VY1649.jpg 
VY1726"Aye, aye, rogues enow, but we have mastered them, we only fired a few shots over their heads, and the regiment scoured in an instant" - From Sheridan's "A Trip to Scarborough"Vicky [Victor Weisz]12 Oct 1960VY1726.jpg 
VY2123"Splendid idea, chaps! We'll let some expert declare us the winners!"Vicky [Victor Weisz]23 Jan 1963VY2123.jpg 
VY2137"Look, the new frontier!"Vicky [Victor Weisz]12 Feb 1963VY2137.jpg 
VY3454[No caption]Vicky [Victor Weisz]18 Oct 1963VY3454.jpg 
VY3229"The Crusader"Vicky [Victor Weisz]19 Aug 1936 - 25 Feb 1966VY3229.jpg 
VY3191A"A very funny thing happened to us on the way to the National Theatre..."Vicky [Victor Weisz]04 Jul 1962VY3191A.jpg 
VY3224[No caption]Vicky [Victor Weisz]09 May 1962VY3224.jpg 
VY3518"Shh - softly, softly - remember, we don't want to wake 'em up ..." (Parliament reassembles to-day)Vicky [Victor Weisz]19 Aug 1936 - 25 Feb 1966VY3518.jpg 
DL3068A[no caption]David Low (1891-1963)04 Oct 1949DL3068A.jpg 
MW0926Tory Night at the Brighton PalladiumEmmwood [John Musgrave-Wood]12 Oct 1961MW0926.jpg 
VY3065[No caption]Vicky [Victor Weisz]17 Oct 1960VY3065.jpg 
VY3192A"Woman is the eternal Conservative. Man is the gambler, the adventurer, the spendthrift, the wanderer." - Lord Hailsham, addressing the Conservative Women's ConferenceVicky [Victor Weisz]19 Aug 1936 - 25 Feb 1966VY3192A.jpg 
CU0965[no caption]Michael Cummings08 Apr 1964CU0965.jpg 
03834"...But I will aggravate my voice so that I will roar you as gently as any suckling
dove; I will roar you as 'Twere any nightingale" - Act 1 scene II
Vicky [Victor Weisz]08 Jul 196303834.jpg 
03907'Nice ... Hope it lasts'Illingworth, Leslie Gilbert, 1902-197924 July 196303907.jpg 
04962"Squares!"Vicky [Victor Weisz]10 Jan 196404962.jpg 
02450God rest you merry, gentleman, let nothing you dismayVicky [Victor Weisz]21 Dec 196202450.jpg 
00936"Now, men, don't flap! You KNOW we always lose every battle except the last..."Vicky [Victor Weisz]28 May 196200936.jpg 
15510"At the roots of our Tory philosophy lies the conviction that we are all in the same
boat" - Mr Macmillan, Jan 23 1957
Vicky [Victor Weisz]24 Sep 196315510.jpg 
15558"Anyway, I've had plenty of experience in the Commons!"Vicky [Victor Weisz]12 Nov 196315558.jpg 
LSE5412Interval for thinking.David Low (1891-1963)22 Jun 1955LSE5412.jpg 
04222[no caption]Michael Cummings27 Sep 196304222.jpg 
ILW3826Opening barrageIllingworth, Leslie Gilbert, 1902-197914 Sep 1964ILW3826.jpg 
02886Jim's InnIllingworth, Leslie Gilbert, 1902-197913 Mar 196302886.jpg 
VY2211"I name you the independent - multilaterial-interdependent-British-multinational- nuclear-deterrent..."Vicky [Victor Weisz]23 May 1963VY2211.jpg 
VY2320"The bellman himself they all praised to the skies - Such a carriage, such ease snd
such grace! Such solemnity, too! One could see he was wise, The moment one looked in his
face!" - Lewis Carroll, The Hunting of the Snark
Vicky [Victor Weisz]11 Oct 1963VY2320.jpg 
VY3407"You can rest assured that we intend to continue on the path that you have prepared" - Mr. Macmillan to Mr. Selwyn LloydVicky [Victor Weisz]16 Jul 1962VY3407.jpg 
05074"Pity the Cabinet took an overdose"Stanley Franklin28 Feb 196405074.jpg 
VY0343"'Course we've changed! Can't yer see?"Vicky [Victor Weisz]24 May 1955VY0343.jpg 
VY0831"Oh, bother, Rab, how did our pin-up boy get into that trailer?"Vicky [Victor Weisz]01 Mar 1957VY0831.jpg 
VY0776"The return of a pilgrim father"Vicky [Victor Weisz]29 Nov 1956VY0776.jpg 
VY0909"Cheer up, chaps, there ain't gonna be any general election!"Vicky [Victor Weisz]29 May 1957VY0909.jpg 
VY0314"Oh, bother, there he goes again ..."Vicky [Victor Weisz]21 Apr 1955VY0314.jpg 
RSN0569[No Caption] Ralph Steadman15 December 1967RSN0569.jpg 
CU0417Mr Butler considers ways and means of winning voters to ToryismMichael Cummings25 May 1950CU0417.jpg 
MC0198What gives the Chancellor that pop-eyed look?"Michael Cummings12 Apr 1956MC0198.jpg 
MC1131[No caption]Michael Cummings06 Aug 1962MC1131.jpg 
MW3255'Operation Emmwood. I wish we'd never sent him that Get Well Slowly card!'Emmwood [John Musgrave-Wood]1960MW3255.jpg 
VY0242Vicky's New Year HonoursVicky [Victor Weisz]03 Jan 1954VY0242.jpg 
VY0829[No caption]Vicky [Victor Weisz]23 Feb 1957VY0829.jpg 
VY1105"The outlook is a lot brighter than the one which confronted the England of Elizabeth I in 1558." - Mr. Macmillan on January 2, 1958Vicky [Victor Weisz]17 Feb 1958VY1105.jpg 
VY1281"Here we are, Jo Grimond! Look you - the cloak of liberalism has fallen on us ..."Vicky [Victor Weisz]19 Sep 1958VY1281.jpg 
VY1342Vicky's New Year's Honours ListVicky [Victor Weisz]01 Jan 1959VY1342.jpg 
06468"Mr. Editor? I wish you'd sue my cartoonist husband for enticing his work to the home."Michael Cummings23 Dec 196406468.jpg 
06043After weeks of deliberations, the government has now found the answer to the charge that the "Voters are tired of the same old faces."Vicky [Victor Weisz]10 Sep 196406043.jpg 
06041"... and with it we'll publish a gorgeous colour supplement!"Vicky [Victor Weisz]07 Sep 196406041.jpg 
06440"Perhaps she would wake up if one of us played Prince Charming, Alec?"Vicky [Victor Weisz]29 Dec 196406440.jpg 
06571And now, Sire, on top of all this - LEYTON!Illingworth, Leslie Gilbert, 1902-197922 Jan 196506571.jpg 
04404"For like one of Shakespeare's characters, I do not intend 'to live after my flame
lacks oil, to be the snuff of younger spirits'" - Mr Macmillan, October 14 1961
Vicky [Victor Weisz]19 Sep 196304404.jpg 
11993Mens sana in corpore sano?William Papas14 Oct 196411993.jpg 
01943As deputy Prime Minister, thought it time to try on Prime Minister's clothes ... tweeds tickle and Macmillan tartan draughty underneath - yours RAB - Mull.Michael Cummings06 Aug 196201943.jpg 
05298"What really frightens me about the Tories not winning the Election is that my colleagues will have so much time to write their memoirs"Michael Cummings27 Apr 196405298.jpg 
MC0962"Wouldn't it be wonderful if one day we had a Chancellor who didn 't read out the same old speech!"Michael Cummings25 Jun 1961MC0962.jpg 
MC0154"Major ('Full-Dress') Ritchie's tour has been so successful that the idea is going to spread"Michael Cummings16 Sep 1955MC0154.jpg 
05006To Mr. Macmillan - The Grand Cordon of Giggles (...for services to satire) / To Sir Alec - The Order of Being [So] Nice (Birds division excepted) / To Mr. Butler - The coronet of LIFE CROWN PRINCE / To Mr. Wilson - Order of the Calculating Machine (For success in being so like one) / To Mr. Brown - The Royal Emotional Medal (for having a bigger heart than head)Michael Cummings01 Jan 196405006.jpg 
MC0263Cummings turns his back on 1956 and forecasts 1957...Michael Cummings17 Dec 1956MC0263.jpg 
MC0975"Already, mon General, we've discarded our two-party system and got lots of extra new parties ... like France!"Michael Cummings04 Aug 1961MC0975.jpg 
MW0931[no caption]Emmwood [John Musgrave-Wood]10 Oct 1961MW0931.jpg 
04440"The bellman himself they all praised to the skies - Such a carriage, such ease snd
such grace! Such solemnity, too! One could see he was wise, The moment one looked in his
face!" - Lewis Carroll, The Hunting of the Snark
Vicky [Victor Weisz]11 Oct 196304440.jpg 
VY0465"He's either wrestling with the snake of inflation, with the opposition or his
conscience, dear ..."
Vicky [Victor Weisz]01 Nov 1955VY0465.jpg 
VY0916"Can't understand it, Rab! I'm enjoying myself thoroughly, but there seem to be fewer and fewer people backing us ..."Vicky [Victor Weisz]05 Jun 1957VY0916.jpg 
VY1082"Now, let's settle this little difficulty; luckily Professor Thorneycroft has left his instruments behind ..."Vicky [Victor Weisz]24 Jan 1958VY1082.jpg 
VY2002"Sorry to have called you chaps back from your hols - just going to deal with a few routine matters in a routine sort of way ..."Vicky [Victor Weisz]22 Aug 1962VY2002.jpg 
VY2177[No caption]Vicky [Victor Weisz]03 Apr 1963VY2177.jpg 
VY2652"Whenever things became most tense, he would go away on his own for half an hour, and arrange a vast bowl of flowers" - Mr R A Butler, Dec. 9. 1964Vicky [Victor Weisz]22 Jan 1965VY2652.jpg 
VY3021"Mr Khruschev left me with the impression that he and his friends were putting their shirts on education" - Sir David Eccles, May 7th 1956Vicky [Victor Weisz]01 May 1961VY3021.jpg 
03055"... and what makes him so optimistic that we'll still be the Government when it happens?"William Papas15 Apr 196303055.jpg 
VY0296"What about having the race right after they've thrown their stroke overboard, Winston..."Vicky [Victor Weisz]11 Mar 1955VY0296.jpg 
06151[no caption]William Papas15 Oct 196406151.jpg 
11995Pity the cartoonist who lost most of his favorite victims at home and abroad in one week.Vicky [Victor Weisz]20 Oct 196411995.jpg 
CU0396Keep calm, everybody - it's only a picture of some well-known figures as seen by a nervous American senator.Michael Cummings12 Apr 1950CU0396.jpg 
CU0127"You needn't smile, Daily Express reader - this is just a ridiculous dream from which I shall soon wake up."Michael Cummings31 Jan 1951CU0127.jpg 
LSE8007What goes on in Parliament.David Low (1891-1963)05 Feb 1952LSE8007.jpg 
VY2463"Sure none of our chaps have been backing the other side, Blakenham?"Vicky [Victor Weisz]14 Apr 1964VY2463.jpg 
ILW3507[Illingworth Cartoon ILW 3507]Illingworth, Leslie Gilbert, 1902-197921 May 1962ILW3507.jpg 
ILW3665Next Race: The Premiership StakesIllingworth, Leslie Gilbert, 1902-197919 Jun 1963ILW3665.jpg 
ILW3627The Kick-offIllingworth, Leslie Gilbert, 1902-197925 Feb 1963ILW3627.jpg 
00944"A Prime Minister must have the constitution of an ox" - says Macmillan. "The politician
must also have!"
Michael Cummings02 May 196200944.jpg 
VY0144Vicky's Silly Season - continued ... More exclusive news items which you may believe or not.Vicky [Victor Weisz]19 Aug 1954VY0144.jpg 
CU0292"Whatever made you think I only liked Socialist pin-up girls?"Michael Cummings07 Jan 1952CU0292.jpg 
CU0949With Tories talking about electing their leader, Cummings provides an Identi-Kit of
what he should be:
Michael Cummings30 Dec 1968CU0949.jpg 
VY0568"... and the government will stand by the decision of the House in exactly the same way as it did after the first free vote ..." (Mr Sydney Silverman's bill to abolish hanging comes up for second reading today)Vicky [Victor Weisz]12 Mar 1956VY0568.jpg 
05398'Sorry girls, opening night has been postponed'Illingworth, Leslie Gilbert, 1902-197910 Apr 196405398.jpg 
CU0389[Big Ben Bazaar]Michael Cummings22 Dec 1952CU0389.jpg 
03906The Whitehall Whizz Kids. Sensational new pictures of the cabinet to prove that they are
all with it.
Vicky [Victor Weisz]23 Jul 196303906.jpg 
05303"Sure none of our chaps have been backing the other side, Blakenham?"Vicky [Victor Weisz]14 Apr 196405303.jpg 
05272"It's all right - the PM's got a light!"Vicky [Victor Weisz]21 Apr 196405272.jpg 
06661[No caption]Vicky [Victor Weisz]01 Feb 196506661.jpg 
LSE4604The political sceneDavid Low (1891-1963)19 Jan 1954LSE4604.jpg 
ILW3778"Once more unto the breach, dear friends, once more; or close the wall up with our Tory
dead!"
Illingworth, Leslie Gilbert, 1902-197920 Apr 1964ILW3778.jpg 
VY1340Old Vicky's Almanack for 1959Vicky [Victor Weisz]29 Dec 1958VY1340.jpg 
VY1505"Well, boys, had a nice holiday ...?"Vicky [Victor Weisz]27 Jul 1959VY1505.jpg 
LSE7970Opening of Parliament.David Low (1891-1963)06 Nov 1951LSE7970.jpg 
CU0334[I've often dreamed like this...]Michael Cummings01 Aug 1952CU0334.jpg 
CU0309"I rather think there's a distinct suggestion of a twitch in Woolton's left toe..."Michael Cummings26 Mar 1952CU0309.jpg 
IL0011[no caption]Illingworth, Leslie Gilbert, 1902-197908 Jul 1953IL0011.jpg 
LSE4532Hope of their sideDavid Low (1891-1963)01 Jul 1953LSE4532.jpg 
CU0335Those Seaside Joke Postcards!Michael Cummings05 Aug 1952CU0335.jpg 
VY0236AThe Greatest Show on EarthVicky [Victor Weisz]29 Dec 1954VY0236A.jpg 
CU0364The Tory Observation SaloonMichael Cummings22 Oct 1952CU0364.jpg 
CU0376[Politicians Deconstructing Cars]Michael Cummings19 Nov 1952CU0376.jpg 
02529"Here's to 1963 - it can't be worse than 1962!"Michael Cummings29 Dec 196202529.jpg 
MC0188How I'd dress them by Cummings. / Ike as a traffic light / Krushchev - as an etiquette book / Butler - as an 'L' plate / Lollobrigida - as a rocket (to streamline a too familiar landscape) / His Lordship Earl Attlee as a simple common man (if you can imagine it) / Nye - as a future prime minister in 198 ? / The Chancellor - as Mr. Rising PriceMichael Cummings24 Feb 1956MC0188.jpg 
MC1033"Cummings receives his first Christmas Cards"Michael Cummings18 Dec 1961MC1033.jpg 
MW0418[no caption]Emmwood [John Musgrave-Wood]31 Jul 1958MW0418.jpg 
03535AWhen the whistle blows don't worry too much about the ball - just scatter as much mud as possibleIllingworth, Leslie Gilbert, 1902-197927 May 196303535A.jpg 
ILW3658When the whistle blows don't worry too much about the ball - just scatter as much mud as
possible
Illingworth, Leslie Gilbert, 1902-197927 May 1963ILW3658.jpg 
MC1183"Well, why shouldn't I do a De Gaulle - and get settled parliamentary government like in France"Michael Cummings28 Nov 1962MC1183.jpg 
CU0350"More circulars!"Michael Cummings24 Sep 1952CU0350.jpg 
CU0338[I don't know which I prefer]Michael Cummings15 Aug 1952CU0338.jpg 
CU0518[Politicians' Cloakroom]Michael Cummings21 Jan 1953CU0518.jpg 
CU0519...practical tests of furniture...Michael Cummings22 Jan 1953CU0519.jpg 
LSE4994Old Low's almanack prophecies for 1948David Low (1891-1963)17 Dec 1947LSE4994.jpg 
VY0149Sensational last-minute British entries for the European games, which open in Berne today.Vicky [Victor Weisz]25 Aug 1954VY0149.jpg 
VY1536"Bet you old Selwyn's going to land in the same chair again ..."Vicky [Victor Weisz]12 Oct 1959VY1536.jpg 
VY1080"Well boys, here we are again! Back from our hols - refereshed and invigorated!" [Parliament reassembles today)Vicky [Victor Weisz]21 Jan 1958VY1080.jpg 
VY0700Anything can happen next ... (continued) To-day Vicky gives you exclusive forecasts of coming imperial events.Vicky [Victor Weisz]30 Aug 1956VY0700.jpg 
VY3081"There you see, we don't indulge in the cult of personality like some lesser breeds..."Vicky [Victor Weisz]19 Aug 1936 - 25 Feb 1966VY3081.jpg 
VY0735Vicky's Illustrated Guide to LlandudnoVicky [Victor Weisz]11 Oct 1956VY0735.jpg 
MC0544"...De-teddyfying the teddy boy..." Mr. ButlerMichael Cummings10 Oct 1958MC0544.jpg 
MC0880"What's all this talk about debates before I take my decisions? Gracious! Do MP's imagine they're in a parliamentary democracy?"Michael Cummings25 Nov 1960MC0880.jpg 
MC0259"Mr. President, can't you send us just something? We have to appear in public today!"Michael Cummings03 Dec 1956MC0259.jpg 
MC0187"Ha! Just the same old Tory medicine that failed last time! Why not try ours?"Michael Cummings20 Feb 1956MC0187.jpg 
MC0857"Ah, my dear Rab there'll be no unruly, vulgar scenes of discord at our conferenceMichael Cummings10 Oct 1960MC0857.jpg 
MC0552"Hailsham's bell was good! My cardigans were better! But Tory policies on Royal TV - that's a real gimmick!"Michael Cummings29 Oct 1958MC0552.jpg 
MC0160"Double talk marches on"Michael Cummings04 Nov 1955MC0160.jpg 
MC0478"With so many furture prime ministers in the cabinet, it would be tragic if we lost power at the next election"Michael Cummings12 May 1958MC0478.jpg 
04043"Rough session, indeed! My dear Macleod, since when has a scratch or two done me any harm?"Michael Cummings02 Aug 196304043.jpg 
02842"... and as Mistress is going to sack us anyway, it doesn't matter now much else we break."Michael Cummings29 Mar 196302842.jpg 
03523"Of course we're independent of America - my suits are 100 per cent British'Michael Cummings24 May 196303523.jpg 
03288"... and now I've passed my driving test I'm ready to drive the faster, more exciting model!"Michael Cummings01 May 196303288.jpg 
MC0877"Bad luck, Sir! Never mind - if I catch the scoundrels, I'll give them a sharp tap on the head with this report!"Michael Cummings16 Nov 1960MC0877.jpg 
03916The surprise witnessMichael Cummings26 Jul 196303916.jpg 
MC0923"Why don't we take His Lordship back into the Cabinet - it's a gimmick that's worked before..."Michael Cummings10 Mar 1961MC0923.jpg 
00787"Splendid, Rab! And should the worst come to the worst - send it straight in to the agony column of The Times"Michael Cummings04 Apr 196200787.jpg 
MC1025[No caption]Michael Cummings04 Dec 1961MC1025.jpg 
05141"It's a pity I can't appoint him editor of the Spectator, too..."Michael Cummings03 Feb 196405141.jpg 
03868[no caption]Michael Cummings15 Jul 196303868.jpg 
MC1093"A Prime Minister must have the constitution of an ox" - says Macmillan. "The politician must also have!"Michael Cummings02 May 1962MC1093.jpg 
MC0311"Before you decide to sack me, Mr. Macmillan, just take a look at the alternative foreign secretaries"Michael Cummings20 May 1957MC0311.jpg 
CU0954"What's it matter how I do this job - when I've got such a marvellous deputy butler to pick
up the bits?"
Michael Cummings31 Jan 1964CU0954.jpg 
18116"'Pon my word, Rab, with this new body we'll be able to flog the old jalopy yet again!"Michael Cummings17 Oct 196218116.jpg 
00842"What! Tired of the old group photograph... ...well, I can always give you a brand new
one!"
Michael Cummings23 Apr 196200842.jpg 
15515"It isn't fair - she's being allowed to try on the crown already!"Michael Cummings10 Oct 196315515.jpg 
18135"Well, why shouldn't I do a De Gaulle - and get settled parliamentary government like in
France"
Michael Cummings28 Nov 196218135.jpg 
MC1013[No caption]Michael Cummings05 Nov 1961MC1013.jpg 
CU0917"Of course we're independent of America - my suits are 100 per cent British'Michael Cummings24 May 1963CU0917.jpg 
MC0269[No caption]Michael Cummings25 Jan 1957MC0269.jpg 
CU0947"... hope the crew of the Mixed Fleet will understand their instructions better than I can
understand Mr. Wilson's defence plans."
Michael Cummings18 Dec 1964CU0947.jpg 
04673"The real reason it's off is that nothing we can think up nowadays can ever be funnier than the politicians themselves!"Michael Cummings15 Nov 196304673.jpg 
MC0946"What's so depressing is that we can't even lock the stable door after the horse has escaped!"Michael Cummings05 May 1961MC0946.jpg 
MC0442[No caption]Michael Cummings13 Feb 1958MC0442.jpg 
02974"Absurd, of course, but there are times when you'd think our dear trainer was trying to let the other side win."Michael Cummings27 Mar 196302974.jpg 
04596Macleod to edit The Spectator... Cummings discloses the future of the rest of the Cabinet if they lose the next election:Michael Cummings04 Nov 196304596.jpg 
CU0080"I'm a political cartoonist, doctor, and the election has already induced a very disquieting little neurosis"Michael Cummings21 Jan 1950CU0080.jpg 
MC0435["Yes sir! Of course, sir! Certainly, sir! As you wish, Mr. Thorneycroft, sir!" crossed out]Michael Cummings31 Jan 1958MC0435.jpg 
MC0126[The Politicians Could Have Been Exciting If They'd Tried ...] Malcolm Macmillan interviews surrealist painter in `Panorama'. Most electrifying of all, Gilbert Gaitskell is utterly unable to guess someone's `line'.Michael Cummings24 May 1955MC0126.jpg 
MC1023"Exclusive! Cummings 'leaks' forthcoming arrangement to ensure total security about Common Market negotiations"Michael Cummings29 Nov 1961MC1023.jpg 
MC0916"Jelly-boned gentlemen overseas" says Welensky. "Nonsense!" says Cummings "This is the true anatomy of politicians..."Michael Cummings22 Feb 1961MC0916.jpg 
05902"What's such a change from my English roads is the colossal sense of speed that mountaineering gives me." - Austria, "This is a bed of roses compared to discussing Laos in Russian with Mr. K." - Isle of Mull, "General Franco, if you'll tell Tory Central Office how you're stayed in power for 25 years, I'll give you a special contract with Ferranti." - Spain, "I wish I could be as terribly clever as Mr. Wilson is." - Coldstream, "I wish I could look as terribly nice as Sir Alec does." - Scilly IslesMichael CummingsAug 196405902.jpg 
MC0666"Cummings goes electioneering with Mr Woolbag - Socialist candidate for Frothbury North"Michael Cummings23 Sep 1959MC0666.jpg 
CU0012Battle of Bevin Redoubt "Disaster! Our right flank has gone over to the enemy!"Michael Cummings20 Jan 1949CU0012.jpg 
01783"... and, of course, my dear Rab, as Deputy Prime Minister you have the honour of being my food-taster"Michael Cummings25 Jul 196201783.jpg 
MC0500"Saturday with the celebrated"Michael Cummings28 Jun 1958MC0500.jpg 
MC0319The phone-tappers try on some appropriate uniforms - [from left to right : Herr Rab Himmler, Herr Adolf Macmillan, General Hermann Hill, Dr Selywn Goebbels. crossed out]Michael Cummings10 Jun 1957MC0319.jpg 
MC1173"What d'you expect? After Macmillan sacked us, Mr Gaitskell insisted we didn't take any other jobs"Michael Cummings11 Nov 1962MC1173.jpg 
00903"... maybe, Mr. Gaitskell, we should try putting the game on ice - or turn the stadium into a bingo parlour."Michael Cummings13 Apr 196200903.jpg 
MC0401[No caption]Michael Cummings11 Nov 1957MC0401.jpg 
15562"Mr. Wilson is right - Parliament isn't exactly a game of cricket."Michael Cummings13 Nov 196315562.jpg 
MC1035"Cummings' New Years' honours list..."Michael Cummings30 Dec 1961MC1035.jpg 
MC0085A little get-together with the Tories
Published caption:Unfair to Cummings ... That's the cartoonist's reaction to his first get-together with the top Tories[.]
Mr.C. - the literary man and the painter.
Also the hat - which gave its name to the wearer.
Everyone is familiar with the pie of Woolton fame ...
And most of us know "Charter" Butler - the Wild Man of the Tory Left wing ...
But I must introduce you to Oliver Lyttelton, who may - who knows? - give us a groundnuts scheme cheaper than Mr. Strachey's...
Here, Captain Crookshank is taking a long view of Health.
Descendent of one of Queen Elizabeth's ministers, Lord Salisbury...
Now you meet Maxwell Fyfe and Monckton, leaving their wigs for the Home Office and Labour Ministry respectively...
but the years of waiting seem to be in vain, for - Lastly, here is the only feature worth caricaturing - the superb coiffure that shelters Mr. Bracken... BUT he's not in office and I shan't be able to draw it..
Michael Cummings31 Oct 1951MC0085.jpg 
MC0173Cummings has a New Year's delightful dream nightmare [If the French election technique crosses the channel.. crossed out]Michael Cummings02 Jan 1956MC0173.jpg 
VY0099"The National Aquarium Exhibition opens in London today"Vicky [Victor Weisz]10 Jun 1954VY0099.jpg 
VY0093"Vicky's political Derby Day"Vicky [Victor Weisz]02 Jun 1954VY0093.jpg 
VY0001"Here he comes, boys!"Vicky [Victor Weisz]02 Feb 1954VY0001.jpg 
CU0577"Gee! Caramba! Mon Dieu! What impertinence! Anyone might think they owned the Empire or something..."Michael Cummings02 Sep 1953CU0577.jpg 
LSE8988[no caption]David Low (1891-1963)29 Dec 1948LSE8988.jpg 
CU0513Why we can look forward to ultimate peace in the futureMichael Cummings02 Jan 1953CU0513.jpg 
CU0583[Mr. Butt the man who want to cut the price of a smoke]Michael Cummings20 Oct 1953CU0583.jpg 
CU0597"The Health Minister asks me to say that all anti-smog masks are unsafe - but he will make a fuller statement when the surgeons have released him from his own"Michael Cummings06 Nov 1953CU0597.jpg 
CU0529Today he Sails to America...but Cummings has another thoughtMichael Cummings27 Feb 1953CU0529.jpg 
CU0369[Line of Politicians]Michael Cummings15 Oct 1952CU0369.jpg 
CU0546The Socialists Use Tory's PictureMichael Cummings07 May 1953CU0546.jpg 
CU0633If only elections were conducted on revivalist lines...Michael Cummings03 Mar 1954CU0633.jpg 
CU0641[The Deep Freeze]Michael Cummings07 Apr 1954CU0641.jpg 
CU0636Some Jolly Easter EggsMichael Cummings12 Apr 1954CU0636.jpg 
CU0638If the Politicians Want More Money, Let Them Model For Adverts...Michael Cummings17 Mar 1954CU0638.jpg 
CU0656[Sport Faces]Michael Cummings19 May 1954CU0656.jpg 
CU0709"Great Heavens! Someone's been trying to get Mrs. Braddock to sign the book by force."Michael Cummings26 Nov 1954CU0709.jpg 
LSE4425Hot weather cartoonDavid Low (1891-1963)03 Jul 1952LSE4425.jpg 
VY0741"Maybe you ought to appoint a Minister for the defence of the Minister of Defence ..."Vicky [Victor Weisz]22 Oct 1956VY0741.jpg 
LSE4477'Flu season politicsDavid Low (1891-1963)12 Feb 1953LSE4477.jpg 
VY0504Vicky's Christmas CardsVicky [Victor Weisz]23 Dec 1955VY0504.jpg 
CU0719So we want to teach the Russians about democracy...Michael Cummings23 Mar 1956CU0719.jpg 
CU0728The Little Picture at the White House That so Dominates Ike's Thinking...Michael Cummings19 Nov 1956CU0728.jpg 
CU0628Every Chancellor's Deam-Michael Cummings12 Feb 1954CU0628.jpg 
CU0750The Cabinet That Mr. Gaitskell Was Hoping For...Michael Cummings16 Jan 1957CU0750.jpg 
CU0666What a Pity the Politicians Can't Try a Little Glanour TooMichael Cummings24 Jun 1954CU0666.jpg 
CU0700"I've never really understood - did they execute Guy Fawkes for trying to blow up Parliament or for failing to blow up Parliament?"Michael Cummings04 Nov 1954CU0700.jpg 
CU0708"Hurrah for our healthy civil wars - they show how different we are from the Tories!"Michael Cummings24 Nov 1954CU0708.jpg 
CU0731The Trial of Nye...Michael Cummings16 Mar 1955CU0731.jpg 
CU0758When Bulganin Comes to London...Michael Cummings06 Aug 1955CU0758.jpg 
MW0597[no caption]Emmwood [John Musgrave-Wood]24 Dec 1959MW0597.jpg 
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