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Pont Cartoons (Graham Laidler) (246 images)

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Cartoons from Punch magazine by Pont (Graham Laidler).

Pont captured the quintessential 'British Character' from the 1930s and early 1940s. His was a message of stoicism, eccentricity, charm and pride that would have been acknowledged by readers of Punch around the globe and in the Empire. Although English, Pont's drawings were an outsider's view: mirror-postcards back home from his adopted Austria. Cartoons show the English in Travel, putting up with weather, mishaps, discomfort...
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