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Laughter in the Dark-Illustrating the Troubles

FREE EXHIBITION on 8th January to 23 February 2018

The exhibition will chart the birth and rise of the political cartoon, its important role in Northern Ireland's history, and features examples from a range of artists on subjects like political violence and the Peace Process.

The exhibition will feature examples of original artwork by well-known cartoonists Rowel Friers and Ian Knox from the Linen Hall archives. This is part of the Library's Divided Society project which is digitising large parts of the Northern Ireland Political Collection.