Tuesday, April 1, 2008

A “Literary Tavern” Visit, with a Peep at Some “Punch” People

Cruikshank folding plate strip from ‘The Comic Almanack For 1849,’ George Cruikshank, Second Series, 1844-1853. From a 1912 reprint by Chatto & Windus.

‘A “Literary Tavern” Visit, with a Peep at Some “Punch” People,’ pp.56-64 in ‘Lions: Living and Dead; or, Personal recollections of the great and gifted,’ by John Ross Dix (1800?-1865,) London, Partridge and Oakey, 1852.

Four early editors of Punch: Mark Lemon, Shirley Brooks, Tom Taylor and F.C. Burnand (from: The Review of Reviews, 1895, London)

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