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A small man representing the press is holding a spoon with a gooseberry on it and feeding it to John Bull; representing worthless news stories in the British press during the summer. Process print after Ricardo Brook.

  • Brook, Ricardo
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".. big gooseberry season, the time of year when the newspapers have plenty of space to record trifles."--Oxford English dictionary

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1 print : process print ; image 16.5 x 25.2 cm

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Our silly season has commenced! One of the "swallows" that go to make "John Bull's " summer. Ricardo Brook.

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Wellcome Library no. 31780i

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