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Stereotypes Collection

Background imageStereotypes Collection: Diet and Dieters by Joyce Dennys

Diet and Dieters by Joyce Dennys
A selection of types and the diets they are all eating in order to retain, or, in some cases, reduce their figures. Date: 1929

Background imageStereotypes Collection: Hop Scotch Maggie - Frae Bonnie Scotland

Hop Scotch Maggie - Frae Bonnie Scotland. Comic postcard - satire on the penchant for women to wear large and enveloping hats during this period

Background imageStereotypes Collection: W. G. Briggs & Co. Ltd Advertisement

W. G. Briggs & Co. Ltd Advertisement
A promotional page for W. G. Briggs & Co. Ltd, an advertising company, showing a cluster of portrait photographs of varying types

Background imageStereotypes Collection: Home Sweet Home down South - Kentucky, USA

Home Sweet Home down South - Kentucky, USA. A slightly-derogatory view of the run-down home of a black family in the deep south of America. Date: 1907

Background imageStereotypes Collection: American Racial Stereotypes - Wooing

American Racial Stereotypes - Wooing. 19th century

Background imageStereotypes Collection: American Racial Stereotypes - The Wedding

American Racial Stereotypes - The Wedding. 19th century

Background imageStereotypes Collection: American Racial Stereotypes - The First Child

American Racial Stereotypes - The First Child. 19th century

Background imageStereotypes Collection: American Racial Stereotypes - The Family Walk

American Racial Stereotypes - The Family Walk. 19th century

Background imageStereotypes Collection: Englands New Voters, 1928 - Caricature by Garretto

Englands New Voters, 1928 - Caricature by Garretto
Impression by Garretto of the new women voters in 1928, the year in which British women finally gained electoral parity with men

Background imageStereotypes Collection: When Women Vote by Charles Dana Gibson

When Women Vote by Charles Dana Gibson
The Suffragettes as the creator of the Gibson Girls Sees Them. " When Women Vote: After dinner the girls will have to listen to politics"

Background imageStereotypes Collection: JOHN BULL FREE TRADE

JOHN BULL FREE TRADE
John Bull isnt too keen on the consequences of Free Trade Date: c1910

Background imageStereotypes Collection: Cartoon, German soldiers eating and drinking, WW1

Cartoon, German soldiers eating and drinking, WW1
Cartoon, Kultur and Grub. A stereotypical view of German soldiers eating sausages and drinking beer, showing the contrast between the German idea of culture and the soldiers greed. Date: 1915

Background imageStereotypes Collection: The Colonels Christmas Dream by H. M. Bateman

The Colonels Christmas Dream by H. M. Bateman
A Colonel dreams of inspecting a battalion of Father Christmases. Date: 1928

Background imageStereotypes Collection: First and Second Impressions by H. M. Bateman

First and Second Impressions by H. M. Bateman
The Majors speaking voice was simply charming. Maisie was rapidly succumbing to its spell. Until one day she heard him use it on parade! Cartoon by H. M

Background imageStereotypes Collection: Thoroughness, WW1 cartoon by William Heath Robinson

Thoroughness, WW1 cartoon by William Heath Robinson
Mopping-up the floods in Belgium: the new German method. Spiking the water with a combination of sausages, sauerkraut and lager

Background imageStereotypes Collection: Russian Propaganda postcard - German Cockroaches

Russian Propaganda postcard - German Cockroaches
" The Prussians" A Russian propaganda postcard from WWI era, depictng Russian soldiers driving out the German menace, depicted as cockroaches

Background imageStereotypes Collection: Scene from The Forest by John Galsworthy

Scene from The Forest by John Galsworthy
A scene from John Galsworthys play, The Forest which was staged at St. Martins Theatre in London in 1924. The scene depicts two survivors from a band of explorers sent out into Central Africa

Background imageStereotypes Collection: Two Isle of Wight Farmers assess a tricky situation

Two Isle of Wight Farmers assess a tricky situation
Why the Natives are called Isle of Wight Calves. " Well, what shall us do Bill? Is pose there baint nothin else but to Cut his ed off." Date: 1907

Background imageStereotypes Collection: Putting the Screw on by Bruce Bairnsfather, WW1 cartoon

Putting the Screw on by Bruce Bairnsfather, WW1 cartoon
The above exclusive photograph (received via Amsterdam and Singapore) shows clearly the consternation in German official circles on receipt of the amended armistice terms for February, in which 1

Background imageStereotypes Collection: Kultur in the Flesh by A Parys

Kultur in the Flesh by A Parys
Junkers and Gentlemen, or Kultur in the Flesh. A meeting of the Prussian War Party as depicted by the French artist, A Parys. A not entirely flattering portrait of the German war cabinet. Date: 1915

Background imageStereotypes Collection: Sketch cover - The Arm Chair critic, WW1

Sketch cover - The Arm Chair critic, WW1
Front cover of The Sketch magazine featuring an illustration of an arm-chair critic, one of the satirised stereotypes of the First World War - a club man type who who likes to read the papers

Background imageStereotypes Collection: Fold-out Christmas Card

Fold-out Christmas Card printed on some form of synthetic vellum - featuring depictions of exotic black children from a fantasy land in the sun. Date: 1933

Background imageStereotypes Collection: British Buldog chases off a German Dachshund

British Buldog chases off a German Dachshund
There ll Always be an England British Buldog chases off a German Dachshund who has dared to stand with paw on the Union flag! Date: circa 1943

Background imageStereotypes Collection: Advertisement for Maclure & Macdonald

Advertisement for Maclure & Macdonald, Lithographers, Draftsmen, Engravers & Printers of London and Glasgow. circa 1883

Background imageStereotypes Collection: Scene from The White Assegai

Scene from The White Assegai
A scene from a play by Allan King, produced at the Playhouse, London in 1930, the story of a Native Commissioner in colonial Africa

Background imageStereotypes Collection: German Allies at the top of the pole

German Allies at the top of the pole
A terrific fold-out card depicting the German allies as the dominant holders of a spot at the top of the European maypole as their enemies fail to cling on as they attempt an ascent

Background imageStereotypes Collection: English Versus French

English Versus French
Two polite nations: English versus French at the time of the Napoleonic Wars

Background imageStereotypes Collection: John Bull & Free Trade

John Bull & Free Trade
John Bull isn t too keen on the consequences of Free Trade



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