Dispatch. Print shows a man, holding a large club labeled "Procrastination" over his head, saying "I hate delay"

Active selection in cart:
Dispatch. Print shows a man, holding a large club labeled "Procrastination" over his head, saying "I hate delay"; he is about to strike Father Time who cries "Murder, Murder." Father Time's hourglass and scythe are already broken, as two members of the House of Lords come to his defense. On the left is written: "Question.. What has passed in the House? Answer.. Above three months." A pun on killing time with procrastination. Date 1789 Feb. 6.

Free stock image

To download this free image, please register (this takes just 30 seconds) or log in.

This is one of 266,549 free hi-res images, selected from major public collections to complement the Look and Learn archive, and to save you time and money. Typically, it may be used for any purpose, but users should satisfy themselves that the intended use will not infringe the rights of any third party.

Can we help?

Look and Learn is one of the world’s leading sources of historical and cultural images for personal and commercial use. Feel free to contact us with any questions or requests.

Links