Austerity 1930s Style mug

Austerity 1930s Style mug

Austerity has been tried before, and the consequences were no less devastating than today. This mug design is based on a cartoon by the 1930s cartoonist Frank Horrabin in the magazine of the National Council of Labour Colleges. It shows four differently waged men above each other on a ladder, the unemployed at the bottom with his head only just above the water. The man at the top says "Equality of sacrifice, that's the big idea, friends! Let's all step down one rung!"

11oz Durham ceramic mug with simple curved handle. Height 9.5cm, diameter 8cm, capacity 350ml. Dishwasher safe. Delivered in cardboard smash proof box. Please note, this product will not fit through a standard letter box.


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