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Artist or CreatorDavid Low (1891-1963)
Title or CaptionBy gosh, this is illegal!
Extent1 item
Published byEvening Standard
Date12 Apr 1940
FormatArtwork
Size33.5 x 53.5cm
Techniqueblack ink
Embedded text or transcriptHitler Expects Every Neutral This day Will Kiss His Foot
Mein Kampf
Person DepictedHitler; Adolf (1889-1945)
Goering; Hermann (1893-1946)
Goebbels; Josef (1897-1945)
Ribbentrop; Joachim von (1893-1946)
Implied textMein Kampf
Subjectsswastika
Flags
Germany
mines
Literature
Emblems
Defence
campaigns
Navies
International relations
Weapons
Norway
Royal Navy
Armed forces
neutrality
visual media
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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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.  
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/626Ribbentrop; Joachim von (1893-1946)1893-1946   
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