Liverpool John Moores University: Punch Re-Rooted Comedy and the Periodical Press

22 October – 20 December 2013

Open Monday – Friday 10.00 – 16.00

Liverpool John Moores University’s Special Collections and American Studies Reading Room

Liverpool John Moores University (LJMU) is mounting an exhibition on Punch and its origins in the comic journalism published between 1820 and 1850. The exhibition celebrates the launch of the University’s new Special Collections and American Studies Reading Room, which is open to staff, students and the general public. Archived images and copies of a variety of comic magazines will be on display. The exhibition is supported by an extensively illustrated catalogue.

The Exhibition has the support of both the British Cartoon Museum, Bloomsbury as well as The Punch Archive itself.