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Artist or CreatorSidney 'George' Strube
Title or Caption"Lower away!" Well and truly laid
Extent1 item
Published byDaily Express
Date12 Jun 1942
Size53.3 x 38.1cm
Techniqueblack ink
Embedded text or transcriptThe British Soviet Treaty
But who is this Mr Smith?
Never heard of him
Mr. Smith of London. Washington. Moscow
Person DepictedMolotov; Vyacheslav Mikhailovich (1890-1986)
Churchill; Winston (1874-1965)
Goering; Hermann (1893-1946)
Hitler; Adolf (1889-1945)
Ribbentrop; Joachim von (1893-1946)
Notes Anglo-Russian Treaty of Military Alliance and Post-war Collaboration. - M. Molotov's visits to London and Washington... statememt was made by Mr Eden in the House of Commons on June 11... M. Molotov's visits to Britain and the U.S. made in a Russian bomber, had been kept a closely guarded secret. ... [Keesing's Contemporary ARchives p.5209]
SubjectsThird Reich 1933-45
peace treaties
International relations
foreign policy
overseas visits
World War 1939-1945
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Location of artworkBritish Cartoon Archive
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