We are used to it in Dada and Cubist paintings; it is also a feature of reportage drawing and cartoon work.
01 Reginald Cleaver's drawing of a beach scene at Ostende, involving mispronunciation of Kursaale; Punch September 10th 1898 p.112, 11 x 13cms.
02 from Dore's Holy Russia, somebody swallowing a whole year.
03 from Harold Jones' Lavender's Blue . Oxford Univ.Press 1954, a compilation of Nursery Rhymes by Kathleen Lines.
Dana, The Runaway Shuttle Train , McKay, Philadelphia, 1946, a neat solution,
where the trains are visualised in letter and number form. Altogether,
a delightful and original book.
06 a head
full of figures a drawing by Dyke White for The Passing Show , June 1921
Masereel's image of a prisoner, c1925 Cover design for The Baron of Industry
by Upton Sinclair, Malik Verlag, Berlin 1925 18 x 12cms.