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Ref NoDL2305
Alt Ref NoDL2305
Artist or CreatorDavid Low (1891-1963)
Title or CaptionHouse of cards
Extent1 item
Published byEvening Standard
Date25 Aug 1944
FormatArtwork
Size37 x 44.8cm
Techniqueblack ink/blue crayon
Embedded text or transcriptFinland
Norway
Hungary
Bulgaria
Rumania
Denmark
Belgium
France
Person DepictedHitler; Adolf (1889-1945)
NotesNews: Aug. 25: Following King Michael's armistice with the USSR on August 23 Romania declares war on Germany. French tanks lead Allies into Paris. Aug. 26: Bulgaria says it will quit the war and disarm Germans on its soil. [Chronicle of the 20th century]
SubjectsEmblems
swastika
Third Reich 1933-45
playing-cards
Germany
Occupied countries
Eastern Europe
France
Paris
Defeat
Bulgaria
Hungary
Denmark
Belgium
Finland
Romania
war
Leadership
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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