Original CARTOON from PUNCH Magazine

“Sunrise Over Britain ”

May 7, 1952

By: Leslie Gilbert Illingworth (artist)

Punch Magazine [London]

(approx. 8x10 inches)

Item Number: 11357

$150.00

Description

This original cartoon from the British humor magazine Punch, dated May 7, 1952, is in very good condition. The caption reads:
“‘So you’re not showing this one this year?’ ‘No, Sir – it’s going to take time.’”
In 1927, at age 26, Illingworth first published work in Punch. He went on to become an extremely successful cartoonist and also worked for Strand Magazine and Good Housekeeping, among many others. When Bernard Partridge died in 1945, Illingworth replaced him as chief Cartoonist on Punch, working alongside E.H. Shepard.