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Artist or CreatorNicholas Garland
Title or Caption"...Therefore never send to know for whom the bell tolls ..."
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Published byThe Independent
Date08 Dec 1989
FormatArtwork
Size41 x 28cm
TechniqueBlack ink/crayon
Embedded text or transcriptMulti-Party Elections
Lithuania
Person DepictedGorbachev; Mikhail (1931-)
Implied textPoetry:- John Donne - Devotions 17
NotesThere is ahandwritten note on yellow paper pasted to the reverse:- "Lithuania announces multi-party elections. The bells ring out a message to the Soviet Union. They announce the death of Communist rule. " ...Any man's death diminishes me, because I am involved in mankind; And therefore never send to know for whom the bell tolls; it tolls for thee." John Donne
Subjectspoetry
elections
snow
churches
democracy
Russia
communism
Lithuania
Copyright contact detailsnicholasgarland@blueyonder.co.uk
GenreMetaphor. Parody.
Location of artworkBritish Cartoon Archive
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