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Artist or CreatorSidney 'George' Strube
Title or CaptionA die hard gentleman has called to measure your[sic] for your coffin. Tell him I've had a bit of a shock but my death is greatly exaggerated. He said he'd wait.
Extent1 item
Published byDaily Express
Date28 Feb 1935
FormatArtwork
Size38 x 53.2cm
Techniqueblack ink/blue crayon
Embedded text or transcriptAmendments
"It is quite clear that the India Bill is dead -" Mr Churchill
India bill
Winston & Son
Person DepictedHoare; Samuel John Gurney (1880-1959); Sir
Little Man; The
Churchill; Winston (1874-1965)
NotesBottom margin : Butler / India Bill
SubjectsAnimals
Death
Government of India Bill
Historical periods and persons
Independence
India
International relations
Legislation
Literature
Parliament
Politics
Quotations
Reports and inquiries
UK
bills
burials
butlers
cemeteries
domestic servants
elephants
foreign policy
headlines
health
injuries
medical treatments
medicines
mourning
newspapers
novels
nurses
patients
periodicals
press
remembrance
undertakers and undertaking
visual media
Copyright contact detailssyndication.queries@express.co.uk
Location of artworkReturned to Beaverbrook Foundation, 1998
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