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Caption Competition #4

- January 9, 2014 in caption competition, collections

Entries are now closed for the Caption Competition #4 and it’s time to pick a winner. From all the wonderful captions sent in we have chosen our Top 3 to be put before the public vote. Now it’s your turn. Just select the caption which you like the best using the button to the left and click the “Submit” button beneath. WHICH IS YOUR FAVOURITE CAPTION? Gilbert was uncertain as to how Leonor (resigned face ) would react to his latest Ann Summers purchase Yes Stuart, of course, it’s a perfectly normal part of the training process. I thought you asked if I had protection? Voting will stay open until 6th February when the winner will be announced. Learn more about The Public Domain Review Caption Competition by visiting the main competition page HERE. HELP TO KEEP US AFLOAT The Public Domain Review is a not-for-profit project and we rely on support from our readers to stay afloat. If you like what we do then please do consider making a donation. We welcome all contributions, big or small - everything helps! Become a Patron Small angel : £3.00 GBP - monthly Medium sized hero : £5.00 GBP - monthly Large […]

Caption Competition #3

- November 21, 2013 in caption competition, collections

“Sir Joshua Kindell’s reading device offers paperwhite pages and stores up to 12 books. Carry case available.” AND THE WINNER IS… FIRST PLACE “Sir Joshua Kindell’s reading device offers paperwhite pages and stores up to 12 books. Carry case available.” (submitted by Andrew Chapman, Oxfordshire, UK) SECOND PLACE An early depiction of a device for torturing book-lovers, known as “The Complete Works of Dan Brown” (submitted by Conductor71) THIRD PLACE Now if we can get this a wee bit smaller, we might have a chance against these ebook-readers… (submitted by Michael Hinkel, Heidelberg, Germany) Many congratulations to Andrew Chapman from Oxfordshire, UK, for providing the winning caption and being the well deserved recipient of a Public Domain Review tote bag! Learn more about The Public Domain Review Caption Competition by visiting the main competition page HERE. HELP TO KEEP US AFLOAT The Public Domain Review is a not-for-profit project and we rely on support from our readers to stay afloat. If you like what we do then please do consider making a donation. We welcome all contributions, big or small - everything helps! Become a Patron Small angel : £3.00 GBP - monthly Medium sized hero : £5.00 GBP - […]

Caption Competition #2

- October 11, 2013 in caption competition, collections

“When I said I wanted a crowbar…” AND THE WINNER IS… FIRST PLACE “When I said I wanted a crowbar…” (submitted by Ollie Mustill, from London, UK) SECOND PLACE “When you can snatch a bird out of the sky by skewering it with a blunt pole, your training will be complete, Fido-san.” (submitted by John Durvin, from Atlanta, U.S.A) THIRD PLACE “These new magic sticks are rubbish – all mine does is attract crows. How's yours worked out?” (submitted by Cambridge Caption, @camcaption) Many congratulations to Ollie Mustill from London, UK, for providing the winning caption and being the well deserved recipient of a Public Domain Review tote bag! Didn’t win this time? Worry not, try your hand again, in the Caption Competition #3 to be launched next week! Learn more about The Public Domain Review Caption Competition by visiting the main competition page HERE. HELP TO KEEP US AFLOAT The Public Domain Review is a not-for-profit project and we rely on support from our readers to stay afloat. If you like what we do then please do consider making a donation. We welcome all contributions, big or small - everything helps! Become a Patron Small angel : £3.00 GBP […]

Caption Competition #1

- September 11, 2013 in caption competition, collections

“Oh, yes. The entrée is definitely locally sourced.” AND THE WINNER IS… FIRST PLACE “Oh, yes. The entrée is definitely locally sourced.” (submitted by Amy Vail, from Rochester, U.S.A) SECOND PLACE “I didn't waste your time! The classified ad clearly stated No Pets Allowed.” (submitted by Vivian Guy, from Tulsa, U.S.A) THIRD PLACE “Quick! TV inspector’s coming…” (submitted by Andres, London, UK) Many congratulations to Amy Vail from Rochester New York for providing the winning caption and being the well deserved recipient of a Public Domain Review tote bag! For those wondering, the image is from Volume 1 of a 15th century Belgian manuscript entitled Anciennes et nouvelles chroniques d’Angleterre (c.1470-1480) by Jean Wavrin, housed and digitised by the British Library (Royal 15 E IV). The picture is a detail from folio 52 showing Morbidus and the sea monster. Many thanks to the wonderful blog Demonagerie through which we stumbled across the image. Didn’t win this time? Worry not, try your hand again, in our Caption Competition #2! Learn more about The Public Domain Review Caption Competition by visiting the main competition page HERE. HELP TO KEEP US AFLOAT The Public Domain Review is a not-for-profit project and we rely […]