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Last Updated: Monday, 29 March, 2004, 07:18 GMT 08:18 UK
In pictures: Tintin exhibition
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An exhibition at the National Maritime Museum in London commemorates the 75th anniversary of Tintin's first adventure.
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Snowy the fox terrier has been at Tintin's side since the beginning.
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The exhibition, which opens on 31 March, includes the oldest existing black and white drawing of Tintin by creator Georges Remi, otherwise known as Herge.
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Tintin's adventures as a boy reporter began in 1929, appearing in the pages of a Belgium newspaper.
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The illustrations and strips were renowned for their minute detail.
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At the creator's wish no new Tintin adventures were published after his death in 1983, although many compilations of his work have been produced.
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Captain Haddock and Cuthburt Calculus were just two of Herge's much-loved characters.
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Herge created 23 Tintin adventures, which have been translated into 51 languages. Two full length movies were made as well as animated cartoons.



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