Reversible face: The mad wife and the farmer

Mad wife & farmer reversible face 1931-32 On display: Not on display
By Rex Whistler

Indian ink wash on paper

The reversible faces were originally used in advertisements commissioned by Shell - this example shows 'the mad wife and the farmer'. The illustrations were later republished in OHO with rhymes by Laurence Whistler in 1946. The same image has been reproduced here to show both views.  

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