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Happy New Year

Coloured cartoon from the front cover of the Northern Looking Glass 9 January 1826, depicting the publisher, John Watson, toasting his readers and wishing them a happy New Year. Two unicorns join him in his celebrations, and there are two goblets, a beer bottle, a large cheese and a punch bowl on the table in front of him.

Reference: Sp Coll Bh14-x.8

Glasgow University Library, Special Collections

Keywords:
cheeses, drinking, Glasgow Looking Glass, goblets, Hogmanay, lithographs, New Year, New Year's Eve, Northern Looking Glass, publishers, punch bowls, toasts, unicorns



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