Alfred Hitchcock (1899 – 1980) in front of a caricature of his profile at a press reception in London for his new film “Frenzy”. (Photo by Central Press/Getty Images). 24th May 1972

American soldiers take pot shots at a caricature of Adolf Hitler, in an amusement arcade set up for them at the Red Cross Club, known as Rainbow Corner, at Piccadilly Circus, London. (Photo by Fox Photos/Getty Images). 1942

Caricatures outside the Kremlin during the Communist Congress in Moscow. (Photo by Topical Press Agency/Getty Images). September 1921

MGM star Joan Crawford (1905 – 1977) poses in front of a montage of caricatures painted by Xavier Cugat, and points out her own likeness. The picture will be transferred onto a curtain at Grauman's Chinese Theatre in Hollywood. (Photo by General Photographic Agency/Getty Images). Circa 1935

Working from a caricature, women workers are among those in Fleet Street painting a large poster depicting Hitler at grips with the Russian bear. Bill-posting was an unusual occupation for women, and painting the posters themselves even more rare. (Photo by Fox Photos/Getty Images). 22nd September 1942

Ginger Rogers (1911 – 1995) stands in front of a caricature of herself as the repressed and neurotic magazine editor she impersonates in “Lady In The Dark”, a screen version of the Broadway musical, directed by Mitchell Leisen for Paramount. (Photo by Hulton Archive/Getty Images). 1944

“Punch” cartoonist George Belcher (1875 – 1947) sketches a caricature of one of the models he requisitions in the streets of London. (Photo by Kurt Hutton/Picture Post/Getty Images). 10th December 1938

Inmates of the Federal Penitentiary in Atlanta, Georgia do their part for the war effort by manufacturing portable canvas water tanks for the US troops. The caricature of Adolf Hitler, emblazoned with the words “Let us help defeat him” was painted by one of the prisoners. (Photo by Keystone/Getty Images). 9th July 1941

A poster which blames Khrushchev for his attack on Berlin set up on a house across from the UN building in New York. Underneath a caricature of Khrushchev it says “As the old saying goes, this is my last territorial demand in Europe” (Photo by Keystone/Getty Images). 24th August 1961

Using a hammer and chisel, a Balinese sculptor works on a caricature of a Japanese soldier. The Japanese occupied Bali during WW II. (Photo by Three Lions/Getty Images). Circa 1954

Artist Anne Bulitis drawing caricatures of passers-by viewing paintings at the London County Council's 12th annual exhibition at the Victoria Embankment Gardens, London. She has several paintings in the exhibition. (Photo by George W. Hales/Fox Photos/Getty Images). 4th May 1959

Caricatures of US statesmen Dwight Eisenhower and Adlai Stevenson printed by a Universal Automatic Computer. (Photo by Keystone/Getty Images). 13th March 1957
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