Study of a Prussian Household Having its Morning Hate
Breakfast and the blockade
This is one of my favorite Punch cartoons. Responding to reports of German civilians venting their collective anger at Perfidious Albion in 1915, the satirical magazine published an image that gets funnier the longer you look at it, and then stops being funny. The story is all there: the grandparents, the lone wife and missing husband, the resigned sist…
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