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MABEL LUCIE ATTWELL 1926 Old Postcard Off To The Beach! Golliwog, Dog, Golf A342Vintage Old Valentine's Colour Art Drawn Picture Post card. 1926. Golliwog, Golliwogg or Golly. Artist Signed. Comic Humour. Genuine Mabel Lucie Attwell Postcards Have the Artist's Signature thus. Children. Little Girl Carrying Bucket with Black Doll. Shovel. Golf Club. Dog Puppy. Off To The Beach! No. A 342
Postally used with slogan on back : British Goods Are Best.
Publisher: Valentine & Son Ltd. ATTWELL Series
Series No: A342
Faults: Creases at top left, marks
Background: The golliwog, golliwogg or golly is a doll-like character – created by cartoonist and author Florence Kate Upton – that appeared in children's books in the late 19th century. It had great popularity in the UK and Australia into the 1970s. The doll is characterised by jet black skin, eyes rimmed in white, exaggerated red lips and frizzy hair, a blackface minstrel tradition.
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