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Cartoon Cambridge: varsity life and town/gown relations as seen in caricatures and comic postcards 1800-1914

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Join Chris Jakes for a humorous look at the University at work and play and its affect on the neighbours using images from the Central Library’s ‘Cambridgeshire Collection’. From the 30 August to 19 September there will be an accompanying display of caricatures and comic postcards in the Central Library illustrating i) The Daily round of Varsity Life; ii) The Sporting Life; iii) Rag Day; and iv) Wine, women and …gone.

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