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Series S03 - Len Norris cartoons

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Len Norris cartoons

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  • Graphic material

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  • 1952-1984 (Creation)
    Norris, Len

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  • 280 drawings
  • 54 cm of scrapbooks

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Len Norris was born in England and emigrated to Canada with his family in 1926. He worked as an art director in Toronto before moving to Vancouver in 1950 to become a political cartoonist for the Vancouver Sun. He retired in 1988. Norris died in 1997.

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This series consists of editorial cartoons created by Len Norris for the Vancouver Sun. These cartoons relate to political, cultural, and social life in Vancouver.

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This series is arranged into three subseries. The first subseries consists of original cartoon drawings purchased from Len Norris. The second subseries consists of scrapbooks containing cartoons by Norris, and the third subseries consists of original drawings relating to the Vancouver Festival.

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