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Men from the Ministry

06 February 2015

"This is my last warning, Charles. If you do not mend your ways I shall leave the estate to you instead of to the National Trust": a cartoon by Acanthus from Punch (22 January 1947), from the archives of English Heritage, in Men from the Ministry: How Britain saved its heritage by Simon Thurley, reprinted in paperback (Yale, £10.99 (£9.90); 978-0-300-20524-4)

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