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Banned saucy seaside postcards by Donald McGill go on show Funny Cartoon Pictures, Cartoon Jokes, Funny Cartoons, Funny Images, Funny Postcards, Vintage Postcards, Old Firm, Adult Humor, Funny Posts

Saucy postcards Saucy cartoon postcards, epitomized by the work of ex-naval draughtsman Donald McGill, became widespread in the 1930s and, at their peak, sold 16 million a year. The Conservative government of 1951-5, concerned at the supposed deterioration of morals in Britain, decided on a crackdown. Their main target was 79 year-old McGill. He was found guilty in Lincoln on 15th July 1954 under the Obscene Publications Act 1857 and fined £50 with £25 costs. McGill never received…