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Artist or CreatorDavid Low (1891-1963)
Title or CaptionSafer political airships?
Extent1 item
Published byEvening Standard
Date14 Jun 1937
FormatArtwork
TechniqueBlack ink
Embedded text or transcript"Germany's airship programme will not be affected by the recent loss of the Hindenburg_All new airships will be filled with helium non-inflammable gas which America has arranged to supply to Germany or to any other country that needs it." - Dr. Eckener. Nazi peace
France
Britain Diplomatic helium
Old-fashioned inflammable gas
Person DepictedRoosevelt; Franklin D. (Franklin Delano) (1882-1945)
Hitler; Adolf (1889-1945)
Goebbels; Josef (1897-1945)
Eden; Anthony, (1897-1977); Earl of Avon,
Blum; Leon
Subjectsairships
Design and invention
USA
International relations
Transport
accidents
Europe
gases
Germany
foreign policy
helium
the Hindenburg
air transport
aircraft
Sciences
Disasters
Copyright contact detailsNorthcliffe House, 2 Derry Street, London W8 5TT solo@solosyndication.com
Location of artworkReturned to Beaverbrook Foundation, 1998
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GB/BCA/635Roosevelt; Franklin D. (Franklin Delano) (1882-1945)1882-1945   
GB/BCA/394Hitler; Adolf (1889-1945)1889-1945Born in Austria. Politician and leader of the National Socialist German Workers Party (Nazi Party). He served as German chancellor from 1933-1945 and head of state (Fuhrer) from 1934-1945. He established a single-party dictatorship based on the totalitarian and autocratic ideals of national socialism. He gained support for his views on German nationalism, anti-Semitism, anti-capitalism and anti-communism through his impassioned speeches and propaganda. He wanted to establish a New Order of absolute rule in Europe and pursued a policy of seizing land by force for the Aryan people.  
GB/BCA/345Goebbels; Josef (1897-1945)1897-1945German politician. Minister of Propaganda from 1933-45. Known for his zealous speeches and anti-Semitism. Chief architect of the Kristallnacht attack on German Jews considered to be the first manifestation of the Nazi violence culminating in the Holocaust.  
GB/BCA/216Eden; Anthony, (1897-1977); Earl of Avon1897-1977   
GB/BCA/115Blum; Leon1872-1950Prime Minister of France three times  
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