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Alt Ref NoDL1526
Artist or CreatorDavid Low (1891-1963)
Title or CaptionThe wrong fellows took the string
Extent1 item
Published byEvening Standard
Date25 Jul 1939
FormatArtwork
Size34.7 x 52.8cm
Techniqueblack ink/blue crayon
Embedded text or transcriptHudson's private peace kite
More British weakness
Angriff
Gobbels' hate squad
Person DepictedHalifax; Edward Frederick Lindley Wood (1881-1959); Earl of
Chamberlain; Neville (Arthur Neville) (1869-1940)
Goebbels; Josef (1897-1945)
Colonel Blimp; (fictional)
Low; David (1891-1963)
Musso; (Low's dog)
Hudson; Robert Spear (1886-1957)
Notes"Mr Hudson's Conversations with Dr, Wohltat. - Reports which appeared in the British press during the week-end July 22-23, that the British Government had proposed a loan to Germany (the figure of 1,000,000,000 pounds was mentioned) as the basis of an ultimate settlement between the two countries, were the subject of a statement by Mr. Chamberlain in the House of Commons on July 24. The question arose out of the admission of Mr. R.S. Hudson, the Secretary to the Department of Overseas Trade, made to several newspapers, that on July 20 he had discussed with Dr. Wohltat, of the German Ministry of Economics, the conditions on which Great Britain would co-operate financially with Germany with the object of helping her back to a peace economy, provided that Germany would return to peaceful methods. According to the Press statement it was suggested to Dr Wohltat that Germany should first agree to a substantial and controlled measure of disarmament and to her withdrawal from Czecho-Slovakia. In return she would receive an international loan and become a partner with the other Powers in developing the colonial resources in Africa under some form of condominium. ... [Keesing's Contemporary Archives p.3657]
SubjectsAngriff
Germans
Germany
International relations
Third Reich 1933-45
UK
World War 1939-1945
barrage balloons
dogs
foreign policy
kite-flying
press
propaganda
Copyright contact detailsNorthcliffe House, 2 Derry Street, London W8 5TT solo@solosyndication.com
Location of artworkReturned to Beaverbrook Foundation, 1998
Relates to cartoonDL1526

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CodePersonNameDatesAboutMultimediaImage
GB/BCA/357Halifax; Edward Frederick Lindley Wood (1881-1959); Earl of1881-1959   
GB/BCA/146Chamberlain; Neville (Arthur Neville) (1869-1940)1869-1940   
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/173Colonel Blimp; (fictional)   
GB/BCA/1Low; David (1891-1963)1891-1963   
GB/BCA/2400Musso; (Low's dog)   
GB/BCA/3568Hudson; Robert Spear (1886-1957)1886-1957   
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