Sunday, 30 January 2011

Frederick Rowland Emett (1906-1990)

Rowland Emett, Punch, 6th November 1957.
This cartoon almost certainly references the launch into space of the Russian satellite Sputnik on the 4th October 1957, the first man-made object to leave the earth's atmosphere. Mr Punch, as the man in the moon, looks on disapprovingly and wonders how many more will follow.

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