Masks and specs from Jacques…

But first…
Dulltown, Europe: Today’s existential angst is centred around the words ‘pander’ and ‘panda’.

Shall we look at another page from that strange junk shop book Looking at Faces and Remembering Them: A guide to facial identification (1971) by Jacques Penry, inventor of the facial identification technique ‘Photo-Fit’?

DSCN3661What page shall we choose today? How about some accessories? I like this page, it makes me smile…

WP F DSCN3671‘Well Inspector, I think the coolest looking one is the thin-faced chap with the shades and the square hat on the bottom row, and the one I’d least like to bump into in a dark alley is the wide bloke with the beehive hair and the mask…What? Not a beehive, a crash helmet?… Oh right… and by the way, that man top left looks like my Uncle Jim… he’s an accountant… a very dull fellow… I could give you his address if you like…’

About Dave Whatt

Grumpy old surrealist artist, musician, postcard maker, bluesman, theatre set designer, and debonair man-about-town. My favourite tools are the plectrum and the pencil...
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2 Responses to Masks and specs from Jacques…

  1. Central column, second from bottom that’s Walter White after a shave.

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