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Artist or CreatorErnest H. Shepard
Title or CaptionThe Giant's Robe: "It doesn't fit as well as I thought it would"
Extent1 item
Published byPunch
Date25 Nov 1942
FormatArtwork
Size26.50 x 36.50cm
Techniqueblack ink/crayon
Embedded text or transcriptWorld Domination
Person DepictedHitler; Adolf (1889-1945)
NotesNews: November 25: Eastern Front: ... In Stalingrad, the Russians cleared the enemy from a number of strong points in the factory area, while further house blocks were recaptured S. of the city. Prisoners numbered 15,000 (bringing the total from Nov. 19-25 to 51,000) while 6,000 of the enemy were killed... [Keesing's Contemporary Archives p.5480]
SubjectsClothing and dress
Germany
Kings and rulers
Myths
World War 1939-1945
fuhrer
robes
world domination
Copyright contact detailsinfo@punch.co.uk
Location of artworkBritish Cartoon Archive
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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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