‘Education’, Brightonian cartoon, 1880s

This cartoon was published in the Brightonian newspaper in the 1880s. It is a portrait of EJ Marshall, the headmaster of Brighton Grammar School. Beard appreciation Marshall’s most famous pupil was the Brighton-born artist Aubrey Beardsley. But we’re more interested in the beard on display in this portrait. Large beards and other forms of bushy… Continue reading ‘Education’, Brightonian cartoon, 1880s