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Artist or CreatorSidney 'George' Strube
Title or Caption"I come to the conclusion," said Alice, "That it is a very difficult game my dear."
"Then why play it!" said the Duchess.
Extent1 item
Published byDaily Express
Date31 Oct 1934
FormatArtwork
Size38 x 53cm
Techniqueblack ink/blue crayon
Embedded text or transcriptEurope's croquet-ground
Person DepictedQueen of Hearts
Hitler; Adolf (1889-1945)
Mussolini; Benito (1883-1945)
Simon; John Allsebrook (1873-1954); 1st Viscount
Baldwin; Stanley Baldwin (1867-1947); Earl
Alice in Wonderland
Beaverbrook; Max Aitken (1879-1964); Baron,
Duchess; The
Cheshire Cat
Implied textBooks: Alice's Adventures in Wonderland (1865) written by Charles Lutwidge
Dodgson under the pseudonym Lewis Carroll. It tells the story of a girl named Alice who
falls down a rabbit-hole into a fantastic realm populated by peculiar and anthropomorphic
creatures. The Cheshire Cat is a fictional cat appearing in Lewis Carroll's Alice's
Adventures in Wonderland. [wikipedia 5 Aug 2008]
NotesSigned : Strube after JT [ie John Tenniel] Bottom margin : 1934
SubjectsAnimals
British Empire
Europe
Exteriors
Games
Germany
International relations
Italy
Literature
Quotations
Sports
UK
birds
cats
croquet
fiction
flamingoes
foreign policy
hedgehogs
landscape
plants
rural areas
trees
visual media
Copyright contact detailssyndication.queries@express.co.uk
Location of artworkReturned to Beaverbrook Foundation, 1998
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GB/BCA/2099Queen of Hearts   
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/58Mussolini; Benito (1883-1945)1883-1945   
GB/BCA/260Simon; John Allsebrook (1873-1954); 1st Viscount1873-1954   
GB/BCA/4Baldwin; Stanley Baldwin (1867-1947); Earl1867-1947   
GB/BCA/830Alice in Wonderland   
GB/BCA/96Beaverbrook; Max Aitken (1879-1964); Baron,1879-1964   
GB/BCA/2100Duchess; The   
GB/BCA/2955Cheshire Cat   
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