Punch Re-Rooted: Comedy and the Periodical Press


An exhibition of 19th Century Periodicals and cartoons illustrating the development of comic journalism in Punch, its predecessors and the publications which copied its style opens this week in Aldham Robarts Library.

This is a thriving area of research at LJMU and the exhibition draws on both the Library collections and loans from the academic staff in Humanities and Social Sciences.

The exhibition opens to the public on Wednesday 23rd October and runs until December.

A joint venture between Library Services and Humanities and Social Sciences the exhibition featured in The Times Higher last week.

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