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Artist or CreatorNicholas Garland
Title or CaptionThe final curtain ...
Extent1 item
Published byThe Independent
Date13 Sep 1990
FormatArtwork
Size41 x 28cm
TechniqueBlack ink
Person DepictedHitler; Adolf (1889-1945)
Stalin; Joseph (1879-1953)
Implied textThe final curtain ...
NotesThe cartoon makes reference to the Ribbentrop/Molotov Pact whereby Hitler and Stalin gave each other the right to carve up the smaller countries that separated Germany and the Soviet Union.
SubjectsGermany
stages
curtains
Reunification
World War 1939-1945
Copyright contact detailsnicholasgarland@blueyonder.co.uk
GenreMetaphor.
Location of artworkBritish Cartoon Archive
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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.  
GB/BCA/273Stalin; Joseph (1879-1953)1879-1953   
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