TitleCartoons by Martin Rowson
Extent147 drawings
Creator NameRowson; Martin George Edmund (1959-); cartoonist
DescriptionOriginal artwork of Guardian political cartoons.
Admin HistoryA self taught artist and a political cartoonist, Rowson's career started when he contributed cartoons whilst at Cambridge (1978-82) to 'Broadsheet'. He has drawn cartoons for the New Statesman (1982-3), Financial Weekly, Sunday Today, Today, Sunday Correspondant, Independent on Sunday, Independent Magazine , The Guardian, Time Out, Dublin Sunday Tribune, Daily Mirror, the Observer, Tribune, Daily Express, Scotsman, and the Times Educational Supplement.

Publications include: Scenes from the Lives of the Great Socialists, 1983 (with Kevin Killane); Lower than Vermin: an anatomy of ThatcherÂ’s Britain, 1986; The Waste Land, 1990; (with Anna Clarke) The Nodland Express, 1994; (with Chris Scarre) Imperial Exits, 1995; (with Will Self) Sweet Smell of Psychosis, 1996; The Life and Opinions of Tristram Shandy, Gentleman, 1996; (with John Sweeney) Purple Homicide, 1997; Mugshots, 2005; Snatches, 2006.
Custodial HistoryThis collection consists of 2 accessions purchased by the Scott Trust in 2005 and 2007.
System Of ArrangementDivided into Weekend Guardian and editorial cartoons; the latter are grouped into sections according to year of publication.
Access StatusOpen


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