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February 2019 Cartoon Update

February 2019 Cartoon Update

The Brexit countdown clock keeps ticking, reflected by another month of Brexit dominated cartoons.  Not all Brexit though - you'll also find references to bacon, sausage rolls, razor blades and steel fences (a potent combination). Several of the cartoons here...

January 2019 Cartoon Update

January 2019 Cartoon Update

Happy New Year and welcome to the first cartoon update of 2019!   Firstly, many thanks to everyone who purchased a Drawn From History calendar over the festive period.  I wasn't sure what to expect when I decided to depart from books and booklets this...

Cartoons from November 2018

Cartoons from November 2018

As you might expect, Brexit looms large in this month's cartoon update. However, BBC's Dynasties, fresh trouble between Russia and Ukraine and the US holiday of Thanksgiving also feature. It's a slightly smaller crop than usual as the traditional Christmas madness has...

Corporate Christmas Cards

Corporate Christmas Cards

Alea iacta est.  We have crossed the Rubicon.  Halloween and Bonfire Night are behind us and I therefore feel we have passed the watershed for using the C word.  Christmas.  There, I said it. As usual I will be taking commissions for corporate (and...

Cartoons from October 2018

Cartoons from October 2018

Think before you speak but listen responsibly too They've been used to demonise migrant caravans, threaten Prime Ministers and make jokes about killing vegans.  Words and people's choice of words have been under the spotlight this month.  Violent and...

Cartoons from September 2018

Cartoons from September 2018

I wouldn't have predicted that fans of cathedral architecture and their overseas excursions would feature so heavily in this selection, but there you go.  Also last month, a hurricane battered the US, controversy continued to batter the US President and, closer...

Cartoons from August 2018

Cartoons from August 2018

A cartoon selection from Summer 2018.  Just a quick gallery this time around but I will follow up with a report on the Summer's exhibitions a look at some upcoming projects and some rather exciting history news.  Stay tuned! In the meantime, please feel free...

Cartoons from July 2018

Cartoons from July 2018

Another eventful month draws to a close.  The newsworthy moments (both silly and serious) came thick and fast.  Britain basked in a heatwave, The RAF turned 100, Trump met his master in Helsinki and the World Cup concluded - incidentally, all of my World Cup...

World Cup Collection 2018

World Cup Collection 2018

The World Cup is concluded.  Congratulations to France.  Interestingly, following Agincourt in 1415, the 1420 Treaty of Troyes ceded control of France to the successors of Henry V so technically England won and football did, in fact, come home. ...