Passive Resistance - The Game is Up! Caught Smoking! artist L Thackeray Tuck postcard series
Two schooboys in top hats & canes sneak a quick cigarette only to face imminent discovery by a schoolmaster rounding the corner. Another card in L Thackeray's Passive Resistance series for Raphael Tuck & Sons.
The Tuck Aquarette series was first issued in March 1904, still appearing in Tuck's 1912 catalogue. The set of 6 cards was sold in the UK, US and Canada at the height of the Golden Age of postcards.