This online exhibition was made possible thanks to the award of a research grant from the Arts and Humanities Research Council and draws on research enabled by funding from the Paul Mellon Centre for British Studies in Art, the Yale Centre for British Art and a Leverhulme Fellowship in the History of Portraiture at the National Portrait Gallery. Professor Cathy Waters and Dr Ruth Brimacombe greatly thank these funding bodies for their invaluable assistance over the years in allowing us, independently, to pursue research into the work of the Victorian Graphic Journalists. We would also like to acknowledge the help provided by the British Cartoon Archive, Andrew Bridge, Ruth Richardson, Catherine Sambrook and Bill Burns (host of the Atlantic Cable website