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Artist or CreatorNicholas Garland
Title or CaptionThere was an old man in a boat, Who said "I'm afloat! I'm afloat!" When they said "No
you ain't!" he was ready to faint, That unhappy old man in a boat.
Extent1 item
Published byDaily Telegraph
Date14 Sep 1976
FormatArtwork
Size27 x 37.25cm
Techniqueblack ink
Embedded text or transcriptStrike NUS Garland after Edward Lear
Person DepictedCallaghan; James (1912-2005)
Murray; Len (1922-2004)
Implied textLimericks: Lear, Edward (1812-88) British artist and writer. 'Book of Nonsense'
(1846).
NotesImage 1: See 29900 for published cartoon. 4 col x / Page 13 / 32 Garland after Edward
Lear Image 2: See NG1525 for original artwork and cataloguing. Garland - after Edward Lear
SubjectsTUC
Transport
National Union of Seamen
Labour Party
political parties
ships
Politics
Trades unions
Copyright contact detailssyndication@telegraph.co.uk
GenrePastiche. Parody
Location of artworkBritish Cartoon Archive
Relates to cartoonNG1525

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CodePersonNameDatesAboutMultimediaImage
GB/BCA/510Callaghan; James (1912-2005)1912-2005   
GB/BCA/554Murray; Len (1922-2004)1922-2004   
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