Ref NoLSE2669
Alt Ref NoLSE2669
Artist or CreatorDavid Low (1891-1963)
Title or CaptionAxis serenade
Extent1 item
Published byEvening Standard
Date19 Jun 1939
Embedded text or transcriptAnglo-Russian talks Far East Diversion Hon. Aryan Band
Person DepictedMolotov; Vyacheslav Mikhailovich (1890-1986)
Seeds; William; Sir
Hitler; Adolf (1889-1945)
NotesImage 1: For published cartoon see LSE2669 June 17, Chinese-Japanese conflict. -
Japanese blockade of the British Concession at Tientsin. - The refusal of the British
authorities at Tientsin to hand over four Chinese alleged by the Japanese to have murdered
on April 9 a customs superintendant of the Japanese-controlled administration, by name
Cheng Shih-kang, inside the British Concession, led the Japanese military authorities to
announce on June 10 that the British Concession would be blockaded and isolated until the
suspected men were surrendered . ... [Keesing's Contemporary Archives p.3610]
Anglo-French-Soviet Negotiations. - ... Mr Strang [head of the the Central Department of
the Foreign Office] arrived in Moscow on June 14, and the next day, accompanied by the
British Ambassador Sir William Seeds, and the French Ambassador, M. Naggiar, he had
conversations with M. Molotov. An official Russian statement on the meeting was made to the
effect that the chief divergences were considered and that the text of new Anglo-French
proposals was handed to the Russian Premier. It added that "the results of the first talks
are regarded as not entirely favourable". The conversations were continued on June 16 and
June 21 ... [Keesing's Contemporary Archives p.3617] Image 2: For original artwork and
cataloguing see DL1512
SubjectsThird Reich 1933-45
International relations
Armed forces
axis powers
musical instruments
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Relates to cartoonDL1512

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