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Artist or CreatorNicholas Garland
Title or CaptionTo see a greyhound catch a hare is no news; but to see a lamb hunting a bear, is news indeed! [Written above picture] The bear runs away, the lamb is pursuing; If he catches the bear, there'll be a terrible doing. (From "The World Turned Upside Down" Published 1830)
Extent1 item
Published byThe Independent
Date12 May 1988
FormatArtwork
Size40 x 28cm
TechniqueBlack ink
Embedded text or transcriptPerestroika
Person DepictedGorbachev; Mikhail (1931-)
Implied textThe World turned Upside Down.
NotesGorbachev has openly admitted that his Perestroika programme for restructuring Soviet society was meeting opposition from Communist Party officials and bureaucrats, at the top as well as at local level.
Subjectspoetry
Hammer and Sickle
bears
lambs
Russia
Copyright contact detailsnicholasgarland@blueyonder.co.uk
GenreParody. Metaphor.
Location of artworkBritish Cartoon Archive
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