The History of "Punch"
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The History of "Punch"

By M. H. (Marion Harry) Spielmann
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  • The History of "Punch"
    • BY
    • M. H. SPIELMANN
      • With Numerous Illustrations
      • TO MY SON
    • With Numerous Illustrations
    • TO MY SON
    • PERCY EDWIN SPIELMANN
    • PREFACE.
    • CONTENTS.
    • LIST OF ILLUSTRATIONS.
    • THE
  • HISTORY OF "PUNCH."
    • ContentsINTRODUCTORY.
      • "THE MORAL OF PUNCH."
    • "THE MORAL OF PUNCH."
    • ContentsCHAPTER I.
      • PUNCH'S BIRTH AND PARENTAGE.
        • DRAFT OF THE PUNCH PROSPECTUS, IN MARK LEMON'S HANDWRITING
      • DRAFT OF THE PUNCH PROSPECTUS, IN MARK LEMON'S HANDWRITING
    • PUNCH'S BIRTH AND PARENTAGE.
      • DRAFT OF THE PUNCH PROSPECTUS, IN MARK LEMON'S HANDWRITING
    • DRAFT OF THE PUNCH PROSPECTUS, IN MARK LEMON'S HANDWRITING
    • ContentsCHAPTER II.
      • PUNCH'S EARLY PROGRESS AND VICISSITUDES.
    • PUNCH'S EARLY PROGRESS AND VICISSITUDES.
    • ContentsCHAPTER III.
    • THE PUNCH DINNER AND THE PUNCH CLUB.
      • "A NIGHT AT THE ROUND TABLE."
        • CHARLES KEENE, R. F. SKETCHLEY, F. C. BURNAND, SHIRLEY BROOKS, TOM TAYLOR, HORACE MAYHEW, PERCIVAL LEIGH G. DU MAURIER, JOHN TENNIEL
      • CHARLES KEENE, R. F. SKETCHLEY, F. C. BURNAND, SHIRLEY BROOKS, TOM TAYLOR, HORACE MAYHEW, PERCIVAL LEIGH G. DU MAURIER, JOHN TENNIEL
      • "Punch" Council, October 24th, 1866.
      • "Resolved"—
    • "A NIGHT AT THE ROUND TABLE."
      • CHARLES KEENE, R. F. SKETCHLEY, F. C. BURNAND, SHIRLEY BROOKS, TOM TAYLOR, HORACE MAYHEW, PERCIVAL LEIGH G. DU MAURIER, JOHN TENNIEL
    • CHARLES KEENE, R. F. SKETCHLEY, F. C. BURNAND, SHIRLEY BROOKS, TOM TAYLOR, HORACE MAYHEW, PERCIVAL LEIGH G. DU MAURIER, JOHN TENNIEL
    • "Punch" Council, October 24th, 1866.
    • "Resolved"—
    • ContentsCHAPTER IV.
      • PUNCH AS A POLITICIAN.
    • PUNCH AS A POLITICIAN.
    • ContentsCHAPTER V.
      • "CHARIVARIETIES."
    • "CHARIVARIETIES."
    • "A new Entertainment, called a
      • NIGHT
        • with
      • with
      • PUNCH!
      • LAST MAN;
        • or,
      • or,
      • PUNCH OUT OF TOWN"
      • MR. BRIGGS!
        • Or, House Keeping versus Horse Keeping"—
      • Or, House Keeping versus Horse Keeping"—
      • AMATEUR PERFORMANCE AT THE THEATRE ROYAL, MANCHESTER,
        • MONDAY EVENING, JULY 29, 1867.
        • COX AND BOX; Or, THE LONG-LOST BROTHERS.
        • ORIGINAL MUSIC by Mr. ARTHUR SULLIVAN.
      • MONDAY EVENING, JULY 29, 1867.
      • COX AND BOX; Or, THE LONG-LOST BROTHERS.
      • ORIGINAL MUSIC by Mr. ARTHUR SULLIVAN.
      • Mr. SHIRLEY BROOKS will deliver an ADDRESS.
      • A SHEEP IN WOLF'S CLOTHING.
      • LES DEUX AVEUGLES.
      • A FAMILY FAILING.
        • Characters by Messrs. Arthur Blunt, Mark Lemon, Tom Taylor, Henry Silver, and Miss Ellen Terry.
        • Men.
        • Women.
      • Characters by Messrs. Arthur Blunt, Mark Lemon, Tom Taylor, Henry Silver, and Miss Ellen Terry.
      • Men.
      • Women.
    • NIGHT
      • with
    • with
    • PUNCH!
    • LAST MAN;
      • or,
    • or,
    • PUNCH OUT OF TOWN"
    • MR. BRIGGS!
      • Or, House Keeping versus Horse Keeping"—
    • Or, House Keeping versus Horse Keeping"—
    • AMATEUR PERFORMANCE AT THE THEATRE ROYAL, MANCHESTER,
      • MONDAY EVENING, JULY 29, 1867.
      • COX AND BOX; Or, THE LONG-LOST BROTHERS.
      • ORIGINAL MUSIC by Mr. ARTHUR SULLIVAN.
    • MONDAY EVENING, JULY 29, 1867.
    • COX AND BOX; Or, THE LONG-LOST BROTHERS.
    • ORIGINAL MUSIC by Mr. ARTHUR SULLIVAN.
    • Mr. SHIRLEY BROOKS will deliver an ADDRESS.
    • A SHEEP IN WOLF'S CLOTHING.
    • LES DEUX AVEUGLES.
    • A FAMILY FAILING.
      • Characters by Messrs. Arthur Blunt, Mark Lemon, Tom Taylor, Henry Silver, and Miss Ellen Terry.
      • Men.
      • Women.
    • Characters by Messrs. Arthur Blunt, Mark Lemon, Tom Taylor, Henry Silver, and Miss Ellen Terry.
    • Men.
    • Women.
    • ContentsCHAPTER VI.
      • PUNCH'S JOKES—THEIR ORIGIN, PEDIGREE, AND APPROPRIATION.
        • WORTHY OF ATTENTION.
        • ADVICE TO PERSONS ABOUT TO MARRY,—Don't![13]
        • "MUSICAL."
      • WORTHY OF ATTENTION.
      • ADVICE TO PERSONS ABOUT TO MARRY,—Don't![13]
      • "MUSICAL."
    • PUNCH'S JOKES—THEIR ORIGIN, PEDIGREE, AND APPROPRIATION.
      • WORTHY OF ATTENTION.
      • ADVICE TO PERSONS ABOUT TO MARRY,—Don't![13]
      • "MUSICAL."
    • WORTHY OF ATTENTION.
    • ADVICE TO PERSONS ABOUT TO MARRY,—Don't![13]
    • "MUSICAL."
    • ContentsCHAPTER VII.
      • CARTOONS—CARTOONISTS AND THEIR WORK.
    • CARTOONS—CARTOONISTS AND THEIR WORK.
    • ContentsCHAPTER VIII.
      • CARTOONS AND THEIR EFFECT.
    • CARTOONS AND THEIR EFFECT.
    • ContentsCHAPTER IX.
      • PUNCH ON THE WAR-PATH: ATTACK.
        • "Punch's Parting Tribute."
        • "Epigram
      • "Punch's Parting Tribute."
      • "Epigram
    • PUNCH ON THE WAR-PATH: ATTACK.
      • "Punch's Parting Tribute."
      • "Epigram
    • "Punch's Parting Tribute."
    • "Epigram
    • ContentsCHAPTER X.
      • PUNCH ON THE WAR-PATH: COUNTER-ATTACK.
        • Shameful Attempt at Overcharge!
        • Rhymes for a Big Baby.
      • Shameful Attempt at Overcharge!
      • Rhymes for a Big Baby.
    • PUNCH ON THE WAR-PATH: COUNTER-ATTACK.
      • Shameful Attempt at Overcharge!
      • Rhymes for a Big Baby.
    • Shameful Attempt at Overcharge!
    • Rhymes for a Big Baby.
    • ContentsCHAPTER XI.
      • ENGRAVING AND PRINTING.
    • ENGRAVING AND PRINTING.
    • ContentsCHAPTER XII.
      • PUNCH'S WRITERS: 1841.
        • Amount of Text (in Columns) contributed by the Writers indicated from Vol. VI. to Vol. XIV. inclusive—from January, 1844, to June 24, 1848 (Nine Volumes).
      • Amount of Text (in Columns) contributed by the Writers indicated from Vol. VI. to Vol. XIV. inclusive—from January, 1844, to June 24, 1848 (Nine Volumes).
    • PUNCH'S WRITERS: 1841.
      • Amount of Text (in Columns) contributed by the Writers indicated from Vol. VI. to Vol. XIV. inclusive—from January, 1844, to June 24, 1848 (Nine Volumes).
    • Amount of Text (in Columns) contributed by the Writers indicated from Vol. VI. to Vol. XIV. inclusive—from January, 1844, to June 24, 1848 (Nine Volumes).
    • ContentsCHAPTER XIII.
      • PUNCH'S WRITERS: 1841.
    • PUNCH'S WRITERS: 1841.
    • ContentsCHAPTER XIV.
      • PUNCH'S WRITERS: 1841-2.
        • AUTHOR'S MISERIES, NO. VI.
      • AUTHOR'S MISERIES, NO. VI.
    • PUNCH'S WRITERS: 1841-2.
      • AUTHOR'S MISERIES, NO. VI.
    • AUTHOR'S MISERIES, NO. VI.
    • ContentsCHAPTER XV.
      • PUNCH'S WRITERS: 1843-51.
    • PUNCH'S WRITERS: 1843-51.
    • ContentsCHAPTER XVI.
      • PUNCH'S WRITERS: 1852-78.
    • PUNCH'S WRITERS: 1852-78.
    • ContentsCHAPTER XVII.
      • PUNCH'S WRITERS: 1880-94.
    • PUNCH'S WRITERS: 1880-94.
    • ContentsCHAPTER XVIII.
      • PUNCH'S ARTISTS: 1841.
    • PUNCH'S ARTISTS: 1841.
    • ContentsCHAPTER XIX.
      • PUNCH'S ARTISTS: 1841-50.
    • PUNCH'S ARTISTS: 1841-50.
    • ContentsCHAPTER XX.
      • PUNCH'S ARTISTS: 1850-60.
        • The Letters (5).
        • The Words.
        • Up to August 4th, received from Mark Lemon for Punch—
      • The Letters (5).
      • The Words.
      • Up to August 4th, received from Mark Lemon for Punch—
    • PUNCH'S ARTISTS: 1850-60.
      • The Letters (5).
      • The Words.
      • Up to August 4th, received from Mark Lemon for Punch—
    • The Letters (5).
    • The Words.
    • Up to August 4th, received from Mark Lemon for Punch—
    • ContentsCHAPTER XXI.
      • PUNCH'S ARTISTS: 1860-67.
    • PUNCH'S ARTISTS: 1860-67.
    • ContentsCHAPTER XXII.
      • PUNCH'S ARTISTS: 1867-82.
    • PUNCH'S ARTISTS: 1867-82.
    • ContentsCHAPTER XXIII.
      • PUNCH'S ARTISTS: 1882-95.
    • PUNCH'S ARTISTS: 1882-95.
    • ContentsAPPENDIX I.
      • LIST OF ARTISTS WHOSE SIGNATURES ARE HERE GIVEN.
    • LIST OF ARTISTS WHOSE SIGNATURES ARE HERE GIVEN.
    • ContentsAPPENDIX II.
      • TEXT OF AGREEMENT CONSTITUTING PUNCH.
    • TEXT OF AGREEMENT CONSTITUTING PUNCH.
    • ContentsINDEX
      • The Heavy Figures indicate the main references in the Text.
      • FOOTNOTES:
    • The Heavy Figures indicate the main references in the Text.
    • FOOTNOTES:
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