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Artist or CreatorVicky [Victor Weisz]
Title or Caption"Let 'em eat cake!"
Extent1 item
Published byEvening Standard
Date18 Apr 1962
FormatNewspaper
Embedded text or transcriptSoames
The potato shortage
Person DepictedMarie Antoinette; Queen of France
Soames; Christopher
Implied textQuotation: Marie-Antoinette 1755-93, Queen of France, wife of Louis
XVI said "Let them eat cake" on being told that the people had no bread
to eat.
Subjectscross-dressing
French Revolution
potatoes
food shortages
Minister of Agriculture, Fisheries and Food
Copyright contact detailsNorthcliffe House, 2 Derry Street, London W8 5TT solo@solosyndication.com
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