Cabbage - [kab-ij] Chiefly British 1. a. cloth scraps that remain after a garment has been cut from a fabric and that by custom the tailor may claim. 2. slang - verb. To steal; pilfer: He cabbaged whole yards of cloth.

Cove - (kəʊv) Brit, Austral 1. old-fashioned , slang - a fellow; chap.

Cabbaging Cove: A scoundrel keen on pilfering [from the annals of not-so-distant history]!

About the Cabbaging Cove

  1. decimonono:

    1905-1910. Uniformes del Servicio Militar de Aerostación.

    1. Uniforme de maestro de taller. 1905.

    2. Uniforme de campaña y maniobras. Jefes y oficiales. 1908.

    3. Traje de cuero. Oficiales y mecánicos de dirigibles. 1910.

    Ilustraciones de Delfín Salas para Uniformidad de la Aeronáutica Española, editado por el Ministerio de Defensa.

    (vía Miniaturas Militares)

    (via my-ear-trumpet)

  2. Map of the Square and Stationary Earth
"Four hundred pages in the bible that condemn the globe theory, or the flying earth, and none sustain it.
This is is the Bible Map of the world.”
Teach the controversy!
By Prof. Orlando Ferguson, 1893.

    Map of the Square and Stationary Earth

    "Four hundred pages in the bible that condemn the globe theory, or the flying earth, and none sustain it.

    This is is the Bible Map of the world.”

    Teach the controversy!

    By Prof. Orlando Ferguson, 1893.

  3. Les Sakharoffs
Alexander Sakharoff and Clotilde von Derp were a “mutually complimentary androgynous couple, united in dance, joined together in an act of artistic creation”. While Alexander was more traditionalist, Clotilde tended towards expressionist routines and modern music choices.
Painting for a promotional poster by George Barbier, 1921.

    Les Sakharoffs

    Alexander Sakharoff and Clotilde von Derp were a “mutually complimentary androgynous couple, united in dance, joined together in an act of artistic creation”. While Alexander was more traditionalist, Clotilde tended towards expressionist routines and modern music choices.

    Painting for a promotional poster by George Barbier, 1921.

  4. Red and Gold Evening GownGeorge Barbier designs, 1924.

    Red and Gold Evening Gown
    George Barbier designs, 1924.

  5. THE COVEY WOTS GOT A KNACK OF TAKING PEOPLE OFF
Caricature of death as a gentleman, standing on a tombstone.
Image:
Illustration by satirist G.S. Tregear, ca. 1820. Now at the Wellcome Library, London.

    THE COVEY WOTS GOT A KNACK OF TAKING PEOPLE OFF

    Caricature of death as a gentleman, standing on a tombstone.

    Image:

    Illustration by satirist G.S. Tregear, ca. 1820. Now at the Wellcome Library, London.

  6. Washington man sleeps in a blanketless bed.
Milton Fairchild of Washington, D.C., does not need any blankets for keeping him warm these winter nights. He has invented an electrical bed which does not require any covering for the body when asleep. Furthermore, according to Mr Fairchild, an “electric blanket” is healthier and one is not so susceptible to colds. The temperature is maintained constant throughout the night by automatic controls.
Library of Congress via Retronaut

    Washington man sleeps in a blanketless bed.

    Milton Fairchild of Washington, D.C., does not need any blankets for keeping him warm these winter nights. He has invented an electrical bed which does not require any covering for the body when asleep. Furthermore, according to Mr Fairchild, an “electric blanket” is healthier and one is not so susceptible to colds. The temperature is maintained constant throughout the night by automatic controls.

    Library of Congress via Retronaut

  7. "Afternoon dress"
Blend into the garden! Convince the bees you’re a flower!
Journal des dames et des modes Journal des dames et des modes, Plate 183. 1914.

    "Afternoon dress"

    Blend into the garden! Convince the bees you’re a flower!

    Journal des dames et des modes Journal des dames et des modes, Plate 183. 1914.

  8. "Saddle my hog, and bridle my dog."
  9. "Pray what do you want, miss?"
  10. "The Pennington Racing Tricycle"

    "The Pennington Racing Tricycle"

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