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The April Fool consigned to Infamy and Ridicule, by James Gillray. London, England, 1801
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The April Fool consigned to Infamy and Ridicule, by James Gillray. London, England, 1801
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Noh mask of Hotei. Japan, 19th Century
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Noh mask of Hotei. Japan, 19th Century
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The Critical Moment, by Cecil Aldin. England, 1897
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The Critical Moment, by Cecil Aldin. England, 1897
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An Undesirable Rise of The Curtain. England, 18th century
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An Undesirable Rise of The Curtain. England, 18th century
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Trial page from The Canterbury Tales, by Sir Edward Burne-Jones and William Morris. England, 1896
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Trial page from The Canterbury Tales, by Sir Edward Burne-Jones and William Morris. England, 1896
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A candlestick in the shape of a fool or jester. Germany, 15th century
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A candlestick in the shape of a fool or jester. Germany, 15th century
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Mrs Partington's Private Theatricals, written by Frank W. Green. London, England, 19th century
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Mrs Partington's Private Theatricals, written by Frank W. Green. London, England, 19th century
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Everybody Saw What Happened, by Louis Wain. England, 20th century
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Everybody Saw What Happened, by Louis Wain. England, 20th century
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The Beepee Squirting Lapel Flower. England, mid-20th century
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The Beepee Squirting Lapel Flower. England, mid-20th century
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The Vanishing Billiard Ball, conjuring trick. England, mid-20th century
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The Vanishing Billiard Ball, conjuring trick. England, mid-20th century
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Sneezing Powder practical joke packaging. England, mid-20th century
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Sneezing Powder practical joke packaging. England, mid-20th century
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Spilled Jam Jar Joke conjuring trick. England, mid-20th century
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Spilled Jam Jar Joke conjuring trick. England, mid-20th century
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The Vanishing Coin Trick. England, mid-20th century
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The Vanishing Coin Trick. England, mid-20th century
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Joke Lips, conjuring trick. England, mid-20th century
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Joke Lips, conjuring trick. England, mid-20th century
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Demon Cigarette Production, conjuring trick. England, mid-20th century
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Demon Cigarette Production, conjuring trick. England, mid-20th century
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Window Smashing Joke, conjuring trick. England, mid-20th century
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Window Smashing Joke, conjuring trick. England, mid-20th century
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Spider In The Drink, conjuring trick. England, mid-20th century
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Spider In The Drink, conjuring trick. England, mid-20th century
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Joke Jam Dish, conjuring trick. Europe, mid-20th century
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Joke Jam Dish, conjuring trick. Europe, mid-20th century
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The Enchanted Card Box, conjuring trick, by E. & S. Europe, mid-20th century
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The Enchanted Card Box, conjuring trick, by E. & S. Europe, mid-20th century
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Jack in the box in a Christmas card, from the George Buday Collection. US, 20th century
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Jack in the box in a Christmas card, from the George Buday Collection. US, 20th century
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Towel-holder with the busts of a fool on the left and an old woman on the right. Germany, early 16th century
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Towel-holder with the busts of a fool on the left and an old woman on the right. Germany, early 16th century
2006BF7343-01
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Printed dress fabric for fancy dress, by F.Steiner. Lancashire, England, 1924. EDITORIAL USE ONLY
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Printed dress fabric for fancy dress, by F.Steiner. Lancashire, England, 1924. EDITORIAL USE ONLY
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Woman in Riding Pinks, by Dulio Raineri. Milan, Italy, early 20th century
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Woman in Riding Pinks, by Dulio Raineri. Milan, Italy, early 20th century
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The Betley Window stained glass panel, detail of a court jester. England, 1621
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The Betley Window stained glass panel, detail of a court jester. England, 1621
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Pulchinella. London, England, mid-18th century
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Pulchinella. London, England, mid-18th century
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Jack in the Box. Germany, 19th century
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Jack in the Box. Germany, 19th century
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Krishna with The Cow Girl`s Clothes. Tehri Garwhal, India, early 19th century
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Krishna with The Cow Girl`s Clothes. Tehri Garwhal, India, early 19th century