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So you are all alone in the house! said Ching Lo

  • 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

Black and white 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 '"So you are all alone in the house!" said Ching Lo'. The man is wearing plain clothes with a mandarin hat. He is standing over a Caucasian woman who is cowering on the floor wearing a dressing gown, and recoiling from him in fear. The price is stamped on the top 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: 76 cm, Width: 51 cm

Descriptive line

Poster by A. Ede Blanchard for 'Peg's Paper' depicting a caricature of a Chinese man standing over a cowering woman. Great Britain, ca. 1919-1940.





Subjects depicted

Dressing gown; Magazines; Caricatures; Racism; Serial


Propaganda; Posters; Printed pages & sheets


Prints, Drawings & Paintings Collection

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