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Artist or CreatorDavid Low (1891-1963)
Title or Caption"There was I, waiting at the church - " (Old song)
Extent1 item
Published byEvening Standard
Date30 Mar 1940
FormatArtwork
Size35.5 x 54cm
Techniqueblack ink/blue crayon
Embedded text or transcriptSorry - my wife-a she no let-a me Musso
Axis Church Notice of Marriage between Benito Mussolini and Josephine Stalin Pastor Hitler officiating
Person DepictedStalin; Joseph (1879-1953)
Hitler; Adolf (1889-1945)
Goebbels; Josef (1897-1945)
Ribbentrop; Joachim von (1893-1946)
Goering; Hermann (1893-1946)
NotesRepublished in David Low, Low's War Cartoons, Cresset Press, 1941
SubjectsThird Reich 1933-45
Germany
Russia
Music
Italy
International relations
foreign policy
neutrality
weddings
axis powers
Quotations
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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