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Punch 1914-18 - Cartoons, Humour and Satire

In the 26 excerpts below, selected from issues dating 1914-1918, there are references to Jews, which exemplify different attitudes held towards the Jewish community at the time, and some pieces selected simply because they illustrate ways in which the war and the ‘enemy’ were lampooned and belittled throughout the war years:

  • Our voluntary army. Punch magazine, March 1915. © Punch Limited
  • Antique Dealer. Punch magazine, June 1915. © Punch Limited
  • Our Uninterned. Punch magazine, October 1915. © Punch Limited
  • Antique Dealer. Punch magazine, May 1917. © Punch Limited
  • Article. Punch magazine, July 1916. © Punch Limited
  • Mr. Punch's Holidays Pages. Punch magazine, July 1915. © Punch Limited
  • Article. Punch magazine, June 1917. © Punch Limited
  • Charivaria. Punch magazine, December 1917. © Punch Limited
  • Combing out in the middle ages. Punch magazine, February 1918. © Punch Limited
  • Article. Punch magazine, December 1917. © Punch Limited
  • At the play. Punch magazine, September 1917. © Punch Limited
  • The noble art of "carrying on". Punch magazine, September 1915. © Punch Limited
  • Soldier. Punch magazine, November 1915. © Punch Limited
  • A great incentive. Punch magazine, November 1917. © Punch Limited
  • Hard Cases. Punch magazine, March 1916. © Punch Limited
  • How to keep fit for really busy men. Punch magazine, February 1915. © Punch Limited
  • Our booking office. Punch magazine, February 1918. © Punch Limited
  • Essence of Parliament. Punch magazine, October 1918. © Punch Limited
  • Moses II. Punch magazine, February 1915. © Punch Limited
  • The Busy B's. Punch magazine, August 1915. © Punch Limited
  • Chaplain to the Slackers. Punch magazine, September 1915. © Punch Limited
  • The Kaiser given away. Punch magazine, April 1918. © Punch Limited
  • The right colour. Punch magazine, April 1918. © Punch Limited
  • A little retreat. Punch magazine, June 1918. © Punch Limited
  • Article. Punch magazine, June 1918. © Punch Limited
  • To a friend in need. Punch magazine, June 1918. © Punch Limited

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