Re: The Pages of Punch
Originally Posted by Judd
The Gendarmes were/are part of the army controlled by the ministry of defence. They are the ones that wear kepi's and have gold buttons on their uniforms. Maybe the black helmets allude to the visored crash helmets worn by riot police?
Yes, it's a mystery.
1969: Two of the seven deadly sins
During the middle ages the church taught Christians to avoid the seven deadly sins. They were pride, greed, lust, envy, gluttony, anger and sloth. In this cartoon we see two obvious sloths. During the sixties lust was very much admired. Indeed, the idea of avoiding ‘sin’ was not fashionable at all.