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Punch and Judy Show, c.1865

Punch and Judy Show, c.1865
3 0 c m
actual image size: 26cm x 22cm

Full image caption

This street Punch and Judy show is being held in Waterloo Place with the Crimean War Memorial
visible in the background. Dickens defended such popular street entertainment as being harmless in its influence and an extravagant relief ‘from the
realities of life which would lose its hold upon the people if it were made moral and instructive.’

Image Details

1865 AD - 1865 AD
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