LONDON MAIL
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25 Nov 2021 12:34 AM  

 

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25 Nov 2021 05:03 AM  
Is that a newspaper over there? What era Trix? Almost has a 40's vibe to it
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25 Nov 2021 10:14 AM  

 Hi Mick . I believe it was a weekly journal , from the 1920's .  Any chance you can rotate the picture for me ,please ?

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25 Nov 2021 02:34 PM  

 Here ya go Trix.

 

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25 Nov 2021 11:47 PM  

40's would be right in your neck of the woods Micky boy ...........you seem about 20 years behind LOL

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26 Nov 2021 04:03 AM  
Bingo Ross, in my 45th year !.......you must be getting tired of that drumhead by now, yes, no??
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01 Dec 2021 01:19 PM  

 Nice!

I love the look of the lady.

To my ears "smart as paint" sounded like an insult LOL like a sly way of saying "dumb as a box of rocks" haha actually had to look the phrase up and then it made more sense, apparently coined by the writer RLS and popularized by his book Treasure Island.

The periodical itself seems to truly fit the description of ephemera in that ain't many traces of it left because I couldn't find squat.

I adore old printed papers of that sort and find them fascinating to read and look at with 21st century eyes.

London Mail looked to be very much like Punch, found a copy on offer and saw a few pages --- heavy text smattered with cartoons and many adverts.

 

Here's a couple of covers -

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02 Dec 2021 07:11 AM  

Nice artwork on those covers ..

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