The Punch Brotherhood: Table Talk and Print Culture in Mid-Victorian London

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Deep in the recesses of the British Library sits a long oval dining table of plain deal, its battered surface deeply scored with crudely carved initials. This unprepossessing piece of furniture was once the most famous table in London: the legendary Punch Table, where the staff of the most successful and influential comic magazine the English-speaking world has ever seen gathered every week for decades. Based on extensive research among unpublished letters, diaries, minute books, and business records, The Punch Brotherhood ...

The Punch Brotherhood: Table Talk and Print Culture in Mid-Victorian London 2010, British Library

ISBN-13: 9780712309233

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