Ref NoLDG/1
TitlePolitical cartoons
Extent7 large boxes
Creator NameGibbard; Leslie David (1945-2010); cartoonist
DescriptionOriginal political cartoons spanning the years 1969 to 1993. The cartoons feature a number of well known politicians and public figures from these years including Margaret Thatcher, Edward Heath, John Major, Ian Paisley, Prince Charles and Muhammad Ali. They cover the major events that occurred in this period including sterling devaluation, Britain's entry into the European Economic Community, the oil crisis, the situation in the Middle East, the conflict in Northern Ireland, the Falklands War, Vietnam and the Cold War.

The series titles are Gibbard's own. Cartoon titles are taken from caption or cartoon text where it exists. Information about the context and meaning of some cartoons has been sourced from the catalogue of the Britsh Cartoon Archive at the University of Kent, and from their references to news items in the Times.
Access StatusOpen
Currency Devaluation
European Economic Cooperation
Petroleum Resources
Falklands War (1982)
Vietnam War (1945-1975)

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