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GA1218.jpg

Ref NoCG/1/1/1/896
Alt Ref NoGA1218
Artist or CreatorGiles; Ronald Carl (1916-1995)
Title or CaptionPublished caption: "It says: 'We were interested to read that your big drum blew away on parade yesterday. You may remember, some time back, one of our officers fell off his horse and the following morning some joker left a little pot of glue on the guardroom step. We enclose a safety-pin as we wouldn't like to see your big drum blow away in front of Colonel Nasser.... Signed: The Brigade of Guards.'"
Extent1 item
Published byDaily Express
Date01 Aug 1956
FormatArtwork
Size53.9 x 38.1cm
Techniqueblack ink
Embedded text or transcriptGPO
HMS
Best Wishes.
Away Went The Drum
Ru[m]
Person DepictedNasser; Gamal Abdel (1918-1970)
SubjectsRoyal Navy
drums
falls
glue
household guards
jokes
parades
revenge
sailors
Series10th Annual
Copyright contact detailssyndication.queries@express.co.uk
Location of artworkBritish Cartoon Archive
Relates to cartoonGA1218

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GB/BCA/952Nasser; Gamal Abdel (1918-1970)1918-1970   
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