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February 2, 2013 11:05 AM   Subscribe


 
Love Yesterdays's Papers. It's neat to see how little some aspects of comic strip art have changed. I have an copy of H. Heath's Caricature Scrapbook (1840) with sections that aren't much different from a 70's Mad magazine. It's got chapters called "Sayings and Doings" and "Old Ways - New Ways" (comparing the 1840 styles and attitudes to 1790s)
posted by bonobothegreat at 12:49 PM on February 2, 2013


I used to read 'Punch'! Despite the Hibernophobia it was a cool magazine back in the day, and all 'The Best People' had some access to it.
posted by Katjusa Roquette at 2:30 PM on February 2, 2013


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