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A moment later Nancy was in his power

  • Object:


  • Place of origin:

    London (printed)

  • Date:

    ca. 1919-1940 (printed)

  • Artist/Maker:

    Blanchard, A. Ede (artist)
    Hill, Siffken and Co. (printers)

  • Materials and Techniques:

    Printed poster

  • Credit Line:

    Given by Michael Diamond in memory of his wife

  • Museum number:


  • Gallery location:

    Prints & Drawings Study Room, level C, case Y, shelf 64, box B

Physical description

Poster advertising a 'grand new serial' for the women's story magazine 'Peg's Paper' depicting a racist caricature of a Chinese man with the caption 'A moment later Nancy was in his power'. The man is wearing blue trousers and a yellow shirt, with a plain black mandarin hat and a queue (hair worn long and fastened into one tight plait, traditionally worn by the Manchu people). He is standing behind a Caucasian woman in a red dress and sunhat, on the verge of strangling her with a piece of white material. She is unaware of his presence. The price is stamped on the bottom right. Signed on the plate by the artist. Lettered bottom right with the printer's name and address in Holloway.

Place of Origin

London (printed)


ca. 1919-1940 (printed)


Blanchard, A. Ede (artist)
Hill, Siffken and Co. (printers)

Materials and Techniques

Printed poster


Height: 75.5 cm, Width: 51 cm

Descriptive line

Poster by A. Ede Blanchard for 'Peg's Paper' depicting a caricature of a Chinese man poised to strangle a woman in a red dress. Great Britain, ca. 1919-1940.





Subjects depicted

Queue; Magazines; Racism; Serial


Propaganda; Posters; Printed pages & sheets


Prints, Drawings & Paintings Collection

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