THE HALF DECENT FOOTBALL MAGAZINE

7 July ~ Dead brown leaves and a beaver in chainmail – quite a difficult design to pitch to a northern chairman back in the 1880s. Victorian industrialists were not known for their patronage of the burgeoning European art form of absurdism, so the absurdist design team, who had already set their hearts on waning foliage and a medieval armed critter, had more work to do to gain the trust and approval of their dour employer. Read more

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