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Artist or CreatorDavid Low (1891-1963)
Title or CaptionBig bully! Rattling the sabre at us innocent little ones!
Extent1 item
Published byEvening Standard
Date09 Apr 1940
FormatArtwork
Size42.8 x 39.8cm
TechniqueBlack ink/blue crayon
Embedded text or transcriptNorthern neutral
Southern neutral
Person DepictedChurchill; Winston (1874-1965)
Hitler; Adolf (1889-1945)
Goering; Hermann (1893-1946)
NotesRepublished in David Low, Low's War Cartoons, Cresset Press, 1941.
Republished in David Low, Europe at War, (Penguin Books, 1941) dated 10 April 1940. Printed on opposite page: " Under threats, the small neutrals were inclined to stretch points to oblige their powerful and unscrupulous neighbours. To Churchill's spirited admonitions to them to stick together for their rights came a familiar voice passionately defending their right to do as they were blooming well told." p.40.
Subjectssabres
UK
Behaviour
Sweden
International relations
Third Reich 1933-45
Germany
Switzerland
foreign policy
Weapons
swords
children
Defence
bullies
neutrality
national dress
Turkey
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/7Churchill; Winston (1874-1965)1874-1965British politician. Became a Conservative MP in 1900 and held the offices of President of the Board of Trade, Home Secretary, First Lord of the Admiralty, Chancellor of the Exchequer eventually becoming Prime Minister from 1940-1945 and from 1951-1955. A noted statesman and orator, he was also an officer in the British Army, an historian, writer and artist.  
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.  
GB/BCA/323Goering; Hermann (1893-1946)1893-1946German politician, military leader and leading member of the Nazi Party. He was Commander of the German Air Force (Luftwaffe). In 1936 he took complete control of the Four Year Plan for German rearmament. He played a key role in the annexation of Austria (Anschluss) in 1938. He was known for his extravagant tastes and garish clothes. Goering was a violent morphine addict.  
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