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Artist or CreatorIllingworth, Leslie Gilbert, 1902-1979
Title or CaptionI wonder what he's bought us? And I wonder what he's bought us! /
Extent1 item
Published byDaily Mail
Date26 Aug 1942
FormatArtwork
Techniqueink/pencil
Embedded text or transcriptMoscow
Egypt
A present from the Middle East
A present from Moscow
Person DepictedChurchill; Winston (1874-1965)
Mussolini; Benito (1883-1945)
Hitler; Adolf (1889-1945)
NotesDM and date--appears on verso. 606--crayon no. on verso. 9437--printed no. on recto. News: August 17. Churchill has surprise summit in Moscow. August 18. The government reveals that Churchill visited the Eighth Army in Egypt en route to Moscow.
Copyright contact detailsNorthcliffe House, 2 Derry Street, London W8 5TT solo@solosyndication.com
Location of artworkNational Library of Wales, Aberystwyth
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