Edwardian Era Cartoons from Punch magazine
Vicar's wife (trying to explain history to villager whose son is taking part in the rehearsal of Pageant). "You know, Mrs Perkins, when the Romans first came to England, we 'Ancient Britons' were naked savages painted blue." Villager. "'Deed, Ma'am, I don't remember it, and (with offended dignity) it was only such of us as were alive at the time!"