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Artist or CreatorDavid Low (1891-1963)
Title or CaptionAll behind you, Winston
Extent1 item
Published byEvening Standard
Date14 May 1940
Person DepictedChurchill; Winston (1874-1965)
Chamberlain; Neville (Arthur Neville) (1869-1940)
Attlee; C. R. (Clement Richard) (1883-1967)
Halifax; Edward Frederick Lindley Wood (1881-1959); Earl of
Bevin; Ernest (1881-1951)
Sinclair; Archibald (1890-1970); Sir
Cooper; Duff, (1890-1954); Viscount Norwich,
Morrison; Herbert (1888-1965)
Amery; L.S. (Leopold Stennett) (1873-1955)
Eden; Anthony, (1897-1977); Earl of Avon,
Wood; Kingsley (1881-1943); Sir
Alexander; Albert Victor (1885-1965)
Greenwood; Arthur (1880-1954)
NotesRepublished in David Low, Low's War Cartoons, Cresset Press, 1941.
Republished in David Low, Europe at War, (Penguin Books, 1941). Printed on opposite page: "Criticism of the British Government's shortcomings reached a climax, Winston Churchill formed a National Government including Labour and Liberal leaders, which inspired the country with new enthusiasm and energy." p.54.
Republished in David Low, Years of Wrath, (Gollancz, 1986). Printed under cartoon: "In Britain, criticism of the Government's short-comings reached a climax. Winston Churchill became Prime Minister and formed a National Government including Labour and Liberal leaders. He promised nothing but "blood, sweat and tears". The people were inspired with new energy and confidence. (In front: Churchill, Attlee, Bevin, Morrison, Amery; behind Chamberlain, Greenwood, Halifax, Sinclair, Duff-Cooper, Alexander, Eden, etc. etc.)"
Also published on 2 June 1962 in Evening Standard on the day David Low recieved a knighthood.
SubjectsNational Government
World War 1939-1945
government ministers
political coalitions
Copyright contact detailsNorthcliffe House, 2 Derry Street, London W8 5TT
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