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Background imageMess Collection: Mice playing

Mice playing

Background imageMess Collection: Two Fairies

Two Fairies

Background imageMess Collection: 1953 Coronation - Rubbish in the stands after crowds had lef

1953 Coronation - Rubbish in the stands after crowds had lef
Page from the Daily Sketch reporting on the eyesore and scandal of the uncleared rubbish left behind in the stands along the processional route following the 1953 Coronation

Background imageMess Collection: Village on Western Front, France, WW1

Village on Western Front, France, WW1
Scene in a ruined village on the Western Front in France during World War One, with British troops and a tank. circa 1916

Background imageMess Collection: Two kittens ravelled up in wool

Two kittens ravelled up in wool

Background imageMess Collection: Who Did It? by Muriel Dawson

Who Did It? by Muriel Dawson. Someone has spilt ink all over a book -- was it the little girl, or was it her pet dog? 1941

Background imageMess Collection: Ruined cemetery at Thilloy, near Bapaume, France, WW1

Ruined cemetery at Thilloy, near Bapaume, France, WW1

Background imageMess Collection: What Will Mummy Say? by Muriel Dawson

What Will Mummy Say? by Muriel Dawson -- a little girl in a pink dress gets in a mess with a pot of jam. 1937

Background imageMess Collection: Bomb damaged building during WW2

Bomb damaged building during WW2

Background imageMess Collection: An RAF mess hall

An RAF mess hall
RAF mess hall during the Second World War. Pencil sketch by Raymond Sheppard Date: circa 1940

Background imageMess Collection: Cabaret Girl by David Wright

Cabaret Girl by David Wright
A provocative illustration of a lady posed half naked in a full, tutu like skirt. Wright produced a series of over 160 illustrations or pin-ups for The Sketch during the 1940 s

Background imageMess Collection: Modern Chat magazine cover by David Wright

Modern Chat magazine cover by David Wright
A front cover illustration from a womans magazine by artist David Wright. Wright regularly contributed to The Sketch during the 1940 s

Background imageMess Collection: Siesta by David Wright

Siesta by David Wright
An illustration of a lady, half naked, relaxing on her bed. Wright produced a series of over 160 illustrations or pin-ups for The Sketch during the 1940 s

Background imageMess Collection: Home Chat magazine cover

Home Chat magazine cover
A front cover illustration for a womans magazine by artist David Wright. Wright regularly contributed to The Sketch during the 1940 s

Background imageMess Collection: Landing Craft by David Wright

Landing Craft by David Wright
A lady posed on the edge of the bed putting in her earrings. Wright produced a series of over 160 illustrations or pin-ups for The Sketch during the 1940 s

Background imageMess Collection: Home Chat magazine cover by David Wright

Home Chat magazine cover by David Wright
A front cover illustration from a womans magazine by artist David Wright. Wright regularly contributed to The Sketch during the 1940 s

Background imageMess Collection: Where Did That One Go. By David Wright

Where Did That One Go. By David Wright
A model posed in elaborate lingerie with a long train, decorated with orange flowers. Wright produced a series of over 160 illustrations or pin-ups for The Sketch during the 1940 s

Background imageMess Collection: Modern magazine cover by David Wright

Modern magazine cover by David Wright
A front cover illustration from a womans magazine by artist David Wright. Wright regularly contributed to The Sketch during the 1940 s

Background imageMess Collection: Cheesed Off by David Wright

Cheesed Off by David Wright
An illustration of a lady dressed in a negligee, flicking through magazines on her bed. Wright produced a series of over 160 illustrations or pin-ups for The Sketch during the 1940 s

Background imageMess Collection: Just A Piece Of Cake by David Wright

Just A Piece Of Cake by David Wright

Background imageMess Collection: No Coupons by David Wright

No Coupons by David Wright
A lady, half naked and wearing stockings, placing a hat on her head. Wright produced a series of over 160 illustrations or pin-ups for The Sketch during the 1940 s

Background imageMess Collection: Modern Weekly magazine cover by David Wright

Modern Weekly magazine cover by David Wright
A front cover illustration from a womans magazine by artist David Wright. Wright regularly contributed to The Sketch during the 1940 s

Background imageMess Collection: A Present For A Good Little Girl by David Wright

A Present For A Good Little Girl by David Wright
An illustration of a lady inspecting a new necklace, a gift from a gentleman admirer. Wright produced a series of over 160 illustrations or pin-ups for The Sketch during the 1940 s

Background imageMess Collection: Pin up by David Wright

Pin up by David Wright
Wright produced a series of over 160 illustrations or pin-ups for The Sketch during the 1940 s. David Wrights Lovelies proved hugely popular and adorned practically every military mess, bunker



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