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Cartoon depicting two men on a yacht, being given a 'thumbs up' sign by an owl and a cat

1988.0014.0001

Cartoon depicting two men on a yacht, being given a 'thumbs up' sign by an owl and a cat

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Description

Taken from a nonsense poem by Lewis Carroll which begins: "An owl and a pussycat went to sea in a beautiful pea-green boat".

Physical description

Black and white cartoon depicting two men on a yacht, being given a 'thumbs up' sign by an owl and a cat on another, smaller boat. One man is saying to the other: 'Gad! Some wierdo honeymoon couple not only having the gall to pass us, but giving an 'up yours' to boot!'

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