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Artist or CreatorDavid Low (1891-1963)
Title or CaptionWhiphand
Extent1 item
Published byEvening Standard
Date04 Sep 1939
FormatArtwork
Size37.5 x 58.8cm
Techniqueblack ink
Embedded text or transcriptGlory of War
Person DepictedHitler; Adolf (1889-1945)
NotesIn a mood of grim satisfaction Britain is at war. Sep. 3. .. The formal declaration of war was at 11am when Britain's ultimatum to Germany expired. The Germans had not suspended their attack on Poland so Britain was at war with Hitler's Reich. ... [Chronicle of the 20th Century]
SubjectsEmblems
slavery
swastika
Third Reich 1933-45
Transport
Germany
Myths
horse-drawn vehicles
Defence
Flags
chariots
Leadership
Human Rights
Weapons
legends
Historical periods and persons
whips
carts
expansionism
World War 1939-1945
human-powered transport
Germans
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/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.  
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