Cartoons by Steve Bell

Archive Collection

Scope and Content

Cartoons and strips by Steve Bell that have appeared in the Guardian between 1982 and 2004.

Administrative / Biographical History

Editorial cartoonist for the Guardian since 1990, Bell has also produced cartoons for Private Eye, New Statesman and many other popular publications. Graduated in Fine Art from Leeds University in 1974 and taught art before becoming a freelance cartoonist in 1997. Bell has also made short animations (with Bob Godfrey) for the BBC and Channel 4 Television. Recipient of various awards, including CAT Political Cartoonist of the Year (1995, 1997) and CAT Strip Cartoonist of the Year (1996 - 8).

Conditions Governing Access

Open. Records may be viewed in our reading room by appointment only, see our website for more information.

Other Finding Aids

A full catalogue description for this collection can be found on the GNM Archive catalogue.