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About visualhumor

Enjoy viewing and collecting visual humor from around the world.

Held’s Angels

John Held, Jr. January 10, 1889 to March 2, 1958, Image courtesy Wikipedia. and also from Wikipedia, Frank B. Gilbreth, Jr, March 17, 1911 to February 18, 2001 The book was published by Thomas Y. Crowell Company, New York in … Continue reading

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Tohby Riddle

1965 – Still going strong Author photo courtesy of google images. I found this book at Berkelouw Books, Paddington, Sydney, NSW, Australia. According to Wikipedia: Tohby Riddle is an Australian creator of picture books and illustrated books … I am … Continue reading

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Charles (Chuck Waggin) Amesbury

.. Charles (Chuck Waggin) S. Amesbury 1914 – 1993 and his Light-Harted Look At The Desert T So, why is Charles Amesbury called ‘Chuck Waggin?’ Good question. My answer, is that on Cattle Drives the cook drove a wagon from … Continue reading

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Douglas Simonson (Peppo)

Photo courtesy of Amazon Peppo refers to the Peppo Vision Group. And now you know as much as I about the name. I found this book at St Vinnies,  on one of their 50% off all books day. It caught … Continue reading

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Will Robertson

      I found this book at Robert’s Books, in Lincoln City, Oregon. Front of Roberts Books (look for the nose of an airplane sticking out of the side of the building. Inside Roberts Books general shot of the … Continue reading

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Robert Jan Schinkel

August 2018, The Dalles Oregon, USA.  Robert Jan discusses two of his books..         And the second,     The first book, Kleine Boek Der Grote Twavonturen, was illustrated by Peter van de Wiel and others. The … Continue reading

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Doug Savage and his Savage Chickens

I found this book at Book Warehouse, located in an Outlet Mall, in Troutdale, OR. After reading it, I came up with the thought that Doug Savage is Canada’s answer to Scott Adams. Although I am not quite certain just … Continue reading

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