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Snapshots of British Politics in Satire and Cartoon, 1780 - 1945, Hardback Book

Snapshots of British Politics in Satire and Cartoon, 1780 - 1945 Hardback


`Political Snapshots' begins with those Georgian satirists, notably Sayers, Gillray, Rowlandson, Newton and the Cruikshanks, whose work visually illuminated the personalities and the events in what became a `Golden Age of Satire', showcasing their work to a print hungry public. As Georgians gave way to Victorians, graphic imagery was tempered by taste that hosted a watershed in comic art.

The first allegorical cartoons appearing in Punch and other journals entertained a classless culture.

Cartooning had its second `Golden Age' when war came in 1914, which resulted in a deluge of cartoons that continued well into the inter-war years accelerated by the rise of fascism.


  • Format: Hardback
  • Pages: 112 pages, 28 colour
  • Publisher: Grosvenor House Publishing Ltd
  • Publication Date:
  • Category: Comic book & cartoon art
  • ISBN: 9781786234872



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