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MC0523.jpg

Ref NoMC0523
Alt Ref NoMC0523
Artist or CreatorMichael Cummings
Title or CaptionIf only we'd exported the British weekend .. by Cummings "Non, not now! Anyway, an army marches on its stomach" 1. "Really, Colonel-General, don't you realise I shall be on the grouse moors with George Hanover on the 12th!" 2. "Ach, Herr general, you exhaust my patience! I'm playing a four-ball with Hermann that day"
Extent1 item
Published byDaily Express
Date05 Aug 1958
FormatArtwork
Size28.5 x 53cm
Techniqueblack ink
Embedded text or transcriptFrench Revolution - Your round of grape-shot waits August : Start World War I Appointments - Invade France tomorrow
Person DepictedNapoleon I (1769-1821); Emperor of the French
Josephine; Empress
William II; German Emperor (1859-1941)
George V (1865-1936); King of Great Britain
Hitler; Adolf (1889-1945)
NotesSee also MC0524 Consists of three separate drawings. 1st drawing possibly crossed out / 'NO' written above it. '2 3/4" x 2 3/4' written above 2nd drawing. '3 1/8" x 2 1/4" ' written above 3rd drawing. On reverse : D/E P4. 5.8.58 /Newsprint copy pasted on.
Subjectsinvasion
golf
Picnics
Armed forces
Third Reich 1933-45
Games
France
Social events
Germany
foreign policy
outbreak of war
soldiers
Historical periods and persons
Defence
Sports
Western Front
grouse
weekends
revolution
blood sports
holidays
World War 1939-1945
World War 1914-1918
Copyright contact detailssyndication.queries@express.co.uk
Location of artworkReturned to Beaverbrook Foundation, 1998
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GB/BCA/558Napoleon I (1769-1821); Emperor of the French1769-1821   
GB/BCA/709Josephine; Empress   
GB/BCA/1230William II; German Emperor (1859-1941)1859-1941   
GB/BCA/247George V (1865-1936); King of Great Britain1865-1936   
GB/BCA/394Hitler; Adolf (1889-1945)1889-1945Born in Austria. Politician and leader of the National Socialist German Workers Party (Nazi Party). He served as German chancellor from 1933-1945 and head of state (Fuhrer) from 1934-1945. He established a single-party dictatorship based on the totalitarian and autocratic ideals of national socialism. He gained support for his views on German nationalism, anti-Semitism, anti-capitalism and anti-communism through his impassioned speeches and propaganda. He wanted to establish a New Order of absolute rule in Europe and pursued a policy of seizing land by force for the Aryan people.  
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