You’re quite right – the teacup is on the wrong side of the scone and what are those horrible tinny things in the background?
Still, at least Wiki got the cream tea right, although it called it Cornish. There are all sorts of reasons, by the way, that the cream goes on first.
1. Do you just put jam on bread? Do you not use a spread, e.g. butter? Do you put butter on top of the jam? If you’re making a sandwich, do you not use a spread on the bread first? The whole point of a spread, apart from the creaminess and flavour, is that it binds with the bread and things don’t fall off – it spreads evenly over the available space.
2. Colour – if the cream covers the jam, what a bland, whitish looking thing in front of you. Jam on top adds colour.…