Il British Cartoon Archive raccoglie più di 130.000 vignette e disegni prodotti da artisti inglesi, molti dei quali dediti alla satira politica.
Tutti i disegni possono essere consultati gratuitamente sul database online. E’ disponibile anche una pagina dedicata alle biografie degli artisti.
The British Cartoon Archive (BCA) is located in Canterbury at the University of Kent’s Templeman Library. It has a library, archive, gallery, and is dedicated to the history of British cartooning over the last two hundred years.
The BCA holds more than 130,000 original editorial, socio-political, and pocket cartoons, supported by large collections of comic strips, newspaper cuttings, books and magazines. The collection of original artwork dates back to 1904 and includes work by W.K.Hasleden, Will Dyson, Strube, David Low, Vicky, Emmwood, Michael Cummings, Ralph Steadman, Mel Calman, Nicholas Garland, Chris Riddell, Carl Giles, Martin Rowson, and Steve Bell, amongst many others.
All cartoons on our online database are catalogued and can be examined in detail via zoom technology.