Reversible face: The scholar and the bruiser

Scholar & Bruiser Reversible Face 1931-32 On display: Not on display
1931-32
By Rex Whistler

Indian ink wash on paper

The reversible faces were originally used in advertisements commissioned by Shell - this example shows 'the scholar and the bruiser'. 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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