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1954 Punch cartoon shows changing times – from Victory Gardens to lawns

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Lawns became a symbol of an easier way of life after the hardships of the Depression and World War 2

Punch Magazine
1954

In the centre of a group of allotments full of people working, a man whose allotment is only a lawn relaxes on a deckchair.