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Both have become figures of fun - but don't knock them.
But Jennette Arnold, a Labour member of the London Assembly, said: "The symbolism of the golliwog is colonialist, racist and harks back to time when black people were dismissed as slave, servant, and figures of fun.
I remember that Spitting Image had great fun satirising Dr Robert Runcie as Archbishop of Canterbury, but hastily withdrew making figures of fun of Muslim clerics after threats.