Fox Hunting Oscar Wilde mug
‘The English country gentleman galloping after the fox – the unspeakable in full pursuit of the uneatable.’
This colourful mug features a quote by playwright Oscar Wilde from his play A Woman of No Importance. When he wrote it in 1893, fox hunting had been in practice for several hundreds of years but had its detractors – like Wilde – who were concerned about animal cruelty. Although it was banned by the UK government through The Hunting Act in 2003, and a poll in 2017 showed that 85% of participants still supported the ban, illegal fox hunting unfortunately still continues today, and certain ‘unspeakable’ politicians even propose bringing it back. Well, here’s the perfect gift for someone who gives a fox about animal welfare…
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