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Exhibition: Satire and Scandal

18 Oct 2023 - 21 Apr 2024

Crown and Coronation
Crown and Coronation
Address: Jane Austen's House, Chawton, Alton, Hampshire GU34 1SD
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This colourful display dives into the brutal and hilarious world of Georgian cartoons that Jane Austen and her contemporaries would have known well. From Royalty, politics and world events to food, fashion and culture, nothing was safe from the caricaturists of the day.

From their print shops in Piccadilly, the Georgian caricaturists turned satire into an art form, giving a platform to grievances against the ruling classes, taking on the British establishment and forever changing the way we view power. This display has been guest curated by acclaimed historian Alice Loxton, inspired by her best-selling book UPROAR!: Satire, Scandal and Printmakers in Georgian London.

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This display will run from 18 October 2023 – 17 April 2024.

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Free with House entry.