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Artist or CreatorDavid Low (1891-1963)
Title or Caption[no caption]
Extent1 item
Published byEvening Standard
Date04 Oct 1939
FormatArtwork
Size35.3 x 52cm
Techniqueblack ink/blue crayon
Embedded text or transcriptChamberlain is a treaty breaker
Britain started the war
Britain made Poland invade Germany
Chamberlain is a rotten warmonger
Churchill is a murderer
Britain wants world dominion
A Appeal
B Appeal
C Appeal
D Appeal
The worst cause in the world (with the best propaganda)
Oo, You big cad Britain ISN'T!
Necessity not choice
Leaflets dropped from the air (and remaining well above the enemy's head)
Please take one
Statements specially written for Germans educated at Eton. (Read 'em and weep)
The best cause in the world (with the worst propaganda)
Person DepictedGoebbels; Josef (1897-1945)
Colonel Blimp; (fictional)
NotesRepublished in David Low, Low's War Cartoons, Cresset Press, 1941.
Subjectspropaganda
prams
Eton
nannies
leaflets
peace treaties
Poland
expansionism
government departments
balloons
public address systems
Home front
Germany
World War 1939-1945
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/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)   
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