A century of punch cartoons

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a century of punch cartoons

The Best of Punch Cartoons: 2,000 Humour Classics by Helen Walasek

Collected in this hilarious anthology are some of the most side-splitting cartoons ever published in one of the world’s most noted humor magazines. Each of the cartoons is arranged in chronological order dating back from Punch’s first appearance in 1841 up through contemporary issues. Packed with superb gags and beautiful artwork by some of the finest artists of the past two centuries, this is an essential anthology for any fan of cartoons, visual humor, or of the legendary Punch magazine.
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A century of Punch cartoons

JavaScript seems to be disabled in your browser. You must have JavaScript enabled in your browser to utilize the functionality of this website. Punch magazine gave us the cartoon as we know it today. For over years from its birth in Punch's cartoons amused, enlightened and annoyed its readers. Quintessentially British, Punch cartoons were famous the world over for their witty observation of the British character, social commentary and superb artistry.

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Punch; or, The London Charivari was a British weekly magazine of humour and satire established in by Henry Mayhew and wood-engraver Ebenezer Landells. Historically, it was most influential in the s and s, when it helped to coin the term " cartoon " in its modern sense as a humorous illustration. After the s, when its circulation peaked, it went into a long decline, closing in It was revived in , but closed again in It was jointly edited by Mayhew and Mark Lemon. Punch, of Punch and Judy ; the name also referred to a joke made early on about one of the magazine's first editors, Lemon, that " punch is nothing without lemon".

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This is a wonderful colllection of the classic cartoons seen in Punch magazine for a hundred years. Skip to main content. Email to friends Share on Facebook - opens in a new window or tab Share on Twitter - opens in a new window or tab Share on Pinterest - opens in a new window or tab. Add to Watchlist. People who viewed this item also viewed. Picture Information.

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  1. Femettsourfect says:

    A Century of Punch Cartoons Hardcover – Book includes a sixteen page section in full color, and also contains all eight pages of Punch's famous parody of The New Yorker. This magazine ran every week for and in this humorous volume are hundreds of the satirical political.

  2. Coganjuisuns1971 says:

    The Best of Punch Cartoons: 2, Humour Classics by Helen Walasek

  3. Smiley88 says:

    inti-revista.org: A Century of Punch Cartoons: Previous owner name on fep, fep is clipped. Stated first printing.

  4. Alexandrie D. says:

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