English School, (17th century). Medium: woodcut. Date: 1648. A text that lampoons the puritanical ban on Christmas, in place at the time it was published, in the form of a a dialogue between 'Mistress Custom', a victualler's wife in Cripplegate (figure on the left) and 'Mistress New-Come' an army captain's wife 'living in Reformation Alley near destruction street' (puritanical figure on the right). Provenance: British Museum, London, UK.