Heath Robinson's Home Front
How to Make Do and Mend in Style
Distributed for Bodleian Library, University of Oxford
Heath Robinson was a household name in Britain, and millions of readers around the world continue to thoroughly enjoy his cartoons today. A classic military-themed compendium, Heath Robinson’s Home Front will be a favorite with fans of the cartoonist’s complicated, fanciful contraptions.
Dugouts—How to disguise and beautify them
Camouflaging a house. Gas masks. Wardens and warnings
Food rationing. Substitutes for food and fuel.
Cooking devices. ETC., etc
Coping with the Black-Out
Collision preventers. How to cross streets in safety.
Anti-waste mesures. Artful substitutes
Holidays and Recreations
Bringing the holiday to the home. Improving local amenities.
Glamour in the museums. Progress without petrol
Party games and emergency excitements. Bridge in the gas-mask. Courting by black-out
Crowing your own food
Ideas for householders and municipalities. Gardening gadgets and kitchen contraptions
Making Protection a Pleasure
Air-raid parties. Comfort in the kitchen. Sonia Sensible leads the way