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Artist or CreatorSidney 'George' Strube
Title or CaptionHitler - The war is over, Heil Hitler. Now back in the bottle! Geni. Ah, but I'm dictator now.
Extent1 item
Published byDaily Express
Date25 Sep 1939
FormatArtwork
Size38.1 x 53.3cm
Techniqueblack ink/blue crayon
Embedded text or transcriptSeal of non-agression
peace
Person DepictedHitler; Adolf (1889-1945)
Mars; Roman god
Implied textLiterature: The Western interpretation of the genie is based on the Aladdin tale in the Western version of The Book of One Thousand and One Nights, which told of a genie that lived in an oil lamp and granted wishes to whoever freed him from the lamp by polishing it. [Wikipedia]
NotesPencil sketch on reverse. Bottom margin : 4 cols M & G. for Monday
SubjectsInternational relations
Politics
battlefields
bottles
dictatorship
fairy tales
genie
legends
peace treaties
treaties
war
Copyright contact detailssyndication.queries@express.co.uk
Location of artworkReturned to Beaverbrook Foundation, 1998
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CodePersonNameDatesAboutMultimediaImage
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/18Mars; Roman godRoman god of war.  
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