‘One can never have enough saucepans’ – the duties of an 18th century cook
The Comforts of a Rumford Stove - Gilray
Citation de la Reine Elizabeth I Tilbury Posters
Queen Elizabeth I - everytime I hear/see this quote though, I want to finish it a la Queenie in Blackadder "...but I have the heart and stomach of a concrete elephant"
Isaac Cruikshank, The Democracy of France, 24 April 1794, Hand-coloured etching (British Museum) "Hold me up well or I will béte off your head"
Garotting was no joke in 1850s London and caused an understandable panic. This, however, is classic Punch for a suggestion: "Mr Remble borrows a hint from his wife's crinoline, and invents what he calls his 'patent anti-garotte overcoat,' which places him completely out of harm's reach in his walks home from the City (Punch, 27 December 1856) via Victorian London
James Gillray: The Tree of Liberty with the Devil tempting John Bull. Reform and liberty (represented by the Phrygian cap of The French revolution) are presented as the Devil's work, 1798.