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Artist or CreatorMichael Cummings
Title or CaptionSome Leaves From the Past
Extent1 item
Published byDaily Express
Date18 Nov 1950
FormatArtwork
Size35.5 x 25.5 cm
Techniqueblack ink blue wash on card
Embedded text or transcript"...Nothing done through the proper channels...nothing completed in triplicate...in fact the Guy Fawkes affair was not in the traditions of the Service. You will be transferred, Fairfield."
M.I.5. (c)
"Ha! Ha! Fairfield. But for the fact that I know Napoleon Bonaparte is safely under lock and key I should have said that was Bonaparte!"
To The Jetty
Elba Police Station
Person DepictedNapoleon I (1769-1821); Emperor of the French
SubjectsFrance
emperors
Espionage
gunpowder plot
period costume
Police
MI5
Copyright contact detailssyndication.queries@express.co.uk
Location of artworkBritish Cartoon Archive
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GB/BCA/558Napoleon I (1769-1821); Emperor of the French1769-1821   
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