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Ref NoDL1630
Alt Ref NoDL1630
Artist or CreatorDavid Low (1891-1963)
Title or CaptionHere comes the bride
Extent1 item
Published byEvening Standard
Date17 Jun 1940
FormatArtwork
Size35.3 x 48cm
Techniqueblack ink/blue crayon
Embedded text or transcriptArc de Triomphe "Still a long, long way from the end of the war"
New "Peace" Offensive
Person DepictedHitler; Adolf (1889-1945)
NotesRepublished in David Low, Europe at War, (Penguin Books, 1941). Printed on opposite page: "The French Government had left Paris, and to save the capital from bombardment it was not defended. Nazi troops entered. The Government of Reynaud resigned and Marshal Petain, who took over, applied for peace "as between soldiers after the fight and in honour." ... Hitler came to Paris to see the sights." p.74.
Subjectsswastika
Arc de Triomphe
Third Reich 1933-45
Transport
Germany
occupation
Emblems
war
brides
cars
France
peace proposals
weddings
Paris
victories
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.  
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