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Displaying 9 Lots in Category - Cartoon
Display pages for subjects including Belgium 1913 Ghent Exposition x8, Spain Bullfighting set of 12, glamour, children, WWI National Institute for the Blind set of 6 & "Sketches of Tommy's Life" comic cards set of 10, etc, also one-frame exhibits "The Story of Donald McGill" & "Kids' Capers: British Comic Cards", and numerous pages of "moderns" (not included in the valuation), condition throughout is apparently fine to superb. Ex Joe Duif.
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PICTURE POSTCARDS - Subjects
CHILDREN: Mounted group with studio portraits, groups at play, artist cards by Milicent Sowerby x4, Agnes Richardson x6 & Margaret Tarrant etc, good Australian - especially South Australian - content including Miniature Railway Adelaide Exhibition Grounds, "Eileen Bernard Champion Girl Athlete", "Little Daisy Harding Gold Medallist", "Maggie Bevan...Winner of 115 Eisteddfodic Prizes" & "Lulu Benstead Young Coolgardie Singer", Children on Elephant at Wonderland City Bondi, also German fairy tale cards including Bruder Grimm x17, British Beagles & Co "The Motor Maniac" set of 6, comic cards including Felix the Cat x6 & early Walt Disney x5, Fantasy Children cards x22 etc, condition variable but generally fine to very fine. Ex Bronte Watts.
HUMOUR: British "Police" group by various artists & producers, some rippers noted, condition variable but most are fine to very fine.
HUMOUR: British World War I postcards with original patriotic cartoons by Fred Gothard, all initialled "FG" & with 'Original Sketch by FG' handstamp on the address sides, a little aged.
HUMOUR: World War II American Beales linen artist cards by Max Halverson featuring various Women's Army Corps subjects with lots of then acceptable sexism & a fair dose of feminism, plus a few anti-Axis, unused. Superb!
POSTCARD CENSORSHIP: 1950s Constance and Bamforth cards by Donald McGill and "Taylor" respectively both with large 'ISLE OF MAN/Postcard Censorship Act 1933/Disapproved for Sale/...' handstamp on the reverse; also 1939 Dudley Buxton original artwork on artboard (170x228mm), the printed Inter-Art Comique card with printer's notations & WB edition with similar notations, similar handstamp in rosine on the reverse & large 'R'-in-circle for "Rejected" on the face; the last stained on the reverse otherwise superb. Ex Dennis Gardiner. [Isn't it amazing to compare with what the boundary-pushers get away with these days?!]
(Qty 5 items)
POSTCARD CENSORSHIP: a similar Constance reprinted card by John King ("Rex") "Look what I brought back from my holiday abroad, Dad", plus King's original artwork on artpaper (178x228mm) with the artist's notations & the original card as printed with 'Cleethorpes/Comic Card Censorship/Committee/DIS-APPROVED' handstamp on the reverse. Superb trio!
(Qty 3 items)
1902 Anti-German propaganda cards "Voyage en Russie 1902" (Nos. 3, 8, 11 & 12), and three others, minor blemishes.
MILITARY - WORLD WAR I: Group with three real photos of Camps in NZ (one with lengthy message headed "Tanherenikau Rest/11 12 16"), cartoon types by Mence & O'Halloran x4 (plus one duplicate), Buchan x3, NZ YMCA "Our Little Gray Home at the Base" & NZ Free Lance Post Card with illiterate message from the addressee's father (?); and three others, condition variable unused or used.