Cover of “Punch”

Richard Doyle, artist

Joseph Swain, engraver


Wood-engraving; paper binding

11¾ x 8 ¾ inches

This is Richard Doyle’s 1859 version of a cover that he first created in 1844 when he was just 20 years of age.

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  • Top of page
  • Left side at top of page
  • Right side bottom
  • The British lion on Punch's canvas
  • Doyle and the front cover of Punch
  • The 1844 cover
  • Image scan and text by Simon Cooke

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