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The Cartoon Museum, London

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The Cartoon Museum is a London museum for British cartoons, caricatures, comic strips and animation, owned and operated by the Cartoon Art Trust (Registered Charity 327 978). It has a library of over 5,000 books and 4,000 comics relating to the subject. The museum issues catalogues and features a changing display of over 250 exhibits from its collection of over 4,000 original cartoons and prints. The museum states that it is "dedicated to preserving the best of British cartoons, caricatures, comics and animation, and to establishing a museum with a gallery, archives and innovative exhibitions to make the creativity of cartoon art past and present, accessible to all for the purposes of education, research and enjoyment.".
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  • I can highly recommend seeing this collection, perfect for art students as there are some great line drawings on display. As for those interested in history and politics, here is the evidence that...  more »
  • We've visited the Cartoon Museum in April this year. We were very impressed by the variety and amount of original artwork that dates back to the 18th century! Some of the editorial cartoons were...  more »
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  • The Cartoon Museum is a London museum for British cartoons, caricatures, comic strips and animation, owned and operated by the Cartoon Art Trust (Registered Charity 327 978). It has a library of over 5,000 books and 4,000 comics relating to the subject. The museum issues catalogues and features a changing display of over 250 exhibits from its collection of over 4,000 original cartoons and prints. The museum states that it is "dedicated to preserving the best of British cartoons, caricatures, comics and animation, and to establishing a museum with a gallery, archives and innovative exhibitions to make the creativity of cartoon art past and present, accessible to all for the purposes of education, research and enjoyment."
  • For those who like cartoons and comics, this would be a great place to browse a big collection of British work. Great efforts made to bring all this in one venue. There is a store as well on the site.

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