Monday, 12 June 2017

No 12 - The Bohemian


A picture from "The Observer's Book Of Deadbeats", subtitled "A guide to spotting and identifying undesirables."

I'm sure most readers will recall The Observer Book Of... series, small books filled with facts, figures and photos of many hobbies and passtimes.  I remember regularly getting the Aircraft one for Christmas.

"...Deadbeats" was the rarest, identifying Hippies, Poets, Black Panthers, Girl Scouts and Bohemians, amongst others.

Problem was, The Observer was rather left-leaning, and on learning of this issue, the book was cancelled.

There, I bet you didn't know that.

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