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Laidler Graham

1908 - 1940

Best known as a Punch magazine cartoonist for which he started working in 1932 after working for other publications. He included motoring cartoons as part of his portfolio. During his short career it is reckoned he completed around 400 cartoons. He acquired the nickname PONT during a visit to Rome and used this to sign his cartoons.

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The British Character - Love of Waiting In Traffic Blocks. Image courtesy of David Burgess-Wise

Don't you think you could try to take it in, you stupid man, that I'm only a learner? Image courtesy of David Burgess-Wise

Spread youself out more, Daisy, or they'll get past. Image courtesy of David Burgess-Wise

I don't mind putting my car out of action every night, but having to make it go again every morning is going to drive me mad. Image courtesy of David Burgess-Wise