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Artist or CreatorDavid Low (1891-1963)
Title or Caption"What very long arms you have, dear"
Extent1 item
Published byEvening Standard
Date22 Apr 1947
FormatNewspaper
Embedded text or transcriptVishinsky Pact of friendship Dates with U.S.
Person DepictedVyshinsky; Andrey Yanuaryevich (1883-1954)
Bevin; Ernest (1881-1951)
Implied textChildren's Stories: Little Red Riding Hood
NotesImage 1: See LSE4885 for published cartoon. While the Moscow Conference remained locked
in a clinch about German and Austrian treaties, Bevin took the opportunity to press his
offer of a year before to extend the Anglo-Russian treaty of alliance to fifty years. The
Soviet Government here personified in Vishinsky, were willing, upon condition Britain
should not join any hostile bloc. The current Moscow attitude implied that this would mean
in effect ditching the US and joining the Soviet bloc. Bevin drew back embarrased. [Caption
from Low Visibility A Cartoon History 1945-1953 by David Low] Image 2: See DL2720 for
original artwork and cataloguing
SubjectsEast-West relations
USA
Russia
UK
courtship
International relations
fairy tales
Copyright contact detailsNorthcliffe House, 2 Derry Street, London W8 5TT solo@solosyndication.com
Fax: 02075660388
Relates to cartoonDL2720

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CodePersonNameDatesAboutMultimediaImage
GB/BCA/680Vyshinsky; Andrey Yanuaryevich (1883-1954)1883-1954   
GB/BCA/109Bevin; Ernest (1881-1951)1881-1951   
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