Swipes File #7: Hats!

The Comics Journal had an interesting feature called the “swipes file” where they showed two comics or cartoons by different creators with very similar formatting. In that spirit, I offer a series of mash-ups (or possibly swipes) on similar topics from some of my archival research.

Not trying to be lazy about posting so many swipes, I just come across so many over-laps that are amusing but not necessarily going to make the cut into any extensive analytical considerations in treatise form. Hence the blogging!

Today’s swipe is about hats!

little canada

From a 1916 issue of Red Deer News, Alberta, Canada, via Michael Dawe of the Red Deer Museum + Art Gallery, brought to my attention by Judith Hazlett on Facebook! Now if that’s not collaborative research, I don’t know what is.

vanity fair

15 September 1860, Vanity Fair.

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