Donald McGill was one such artist to be censored under a new resort clear-up scheme and many of his designs were outlawed.
Now an exhibition at a museum dedicated to his work has his naughty designs on display.
Here we take a look at some of his most controversial cards as well as some of those of other cheeky artists of the era...
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