Soused!

Soused!

< American Post Card 'Good Old Sport' (Ullman Manufacturing Company, New York)

This card by 'Walt' from the USA suggests that drunkenness is just a bit of fun. If you belong to the right class you you only need to pop in to the local Turkish bath to sober up again. Attitudes to the working class are different.


This postcard is from the collection of the Victorian Turkish Baths Project

 

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