Ref NoDL1473
Alt Ref NoDL1473
Artist or CreatorDavid Low (1891-1963)
Title or CaptionHow to get a cold
Extent1 item
Published byEvening Standard
Date10 May 1939
Size34.3 x 54.4cm
Techniqueblack ink/blue crayon
Embedded text or transcriptGerman "Open Door"
Russian "Open Door"
Person DepictedHalifax; Edward Frederick Lindley Wood (1881-1959); Earl of
Colonel Blimp; (fictional)
Chamberlain; Neville (Arthur Neville) (1869-1940)
NotesMay 13. - The Negotiations with Russia on the Latter's Entry into the Anti-Aggresion Front... M. Maisky, the Soviet ambassador in London, arrived back in England on April 29 after his visit to Moscow, whither he had gone to report to his Government on Anglo-Russian relations and the question of Russia's entry into the "anti-agression" front. On May 6 Mr. Chamberlain stated in the House of Commons that both France and Britain had exchanged views after the receipt of certain Russian proposals, and said that Sir William Seeds, H.M. Ambassador in Moscow, would present the British Government's views to the Soviet Union. He denied Opposition allegations of undue delay in coming to an agreement with the U.S.S.R. and said that before definite proposals could be agreed upon the interests of other countries with which Britain was allied - e.g. France, Rumania, Poland, Greece, and Turkey - would also have to be considered ... [Keesing's Contemporary Archives p.3570]
Third Reich 1933-45
common cold
International relations
Copyright contact detailsNorthcliffe House, 2 Derry Street, London W8 5TT
Location of artworkReturned to Beaverbrook Foundation, 1998
Relates to cartoonDL1473

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