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Artist or CreatorNicholas Garland
Title or Caption"Let them eat cake."
Extent1 item
Published byDaily Telegraph
Date1994
FormatArtwork
Size51 x 38cm
Techniqueblack ink
Embedded text or transcript10
Person DepictedMajor; John (1943-)
Clarke; Kenneth (1940-)
Implied textQuotation: Marie-Antoinette 1755-93, Queen of France, wife of Louis
XVI said "Let them eat cake" on being told that the people had no bread
to eat.
NotesArtwork not dated
Subjects10 Downing Street
Chancellor of the Exchequer
Economy
Renaissance
economic crises
government
ignorance
poverty
prime ministers
Copyright contact detailssyndication@telegraph.co.uk
Location of artworkBritish Cartoon Archive
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GB/BCA/2367Major; John (1943-)1943-   
GB/BCA/2380Clarke; Kenneth (1940-)1940-   
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