H M Bateman: The Man Who Went Mad On Paper

H.M. Bateman (1887-1970) is acknowledged as the first modern master of 20th-century British cartooning. This major retrospective includes works from all periods of his career, from his early theatrical projects to 'The Man Who...' cartoons for which he is best known.

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H.M. Bateman (1887-1970) is acknowledged as the first modern master of 20th-century British cartooning. This major retrospective includes works from all periods of his career, from his early theatrical projects to 'The Man Who...' cartoons for which he is best known.


It also includes many examples of his wordless strips, which are masterpieces of silent comedy, as well as sketchbooks, ephemera and other private works never previously exhibited. 

Cartoon Museum

35 Little Russell Street
London Greater London United Kingdom WC1A 2HH

Opening hours:

Tuesday- Saturday 10.30-5.30.
Sunday 12.00 - 5.30
Please note we are always closed on Mondays including Bank Holiday Mondays.