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Artist or CreatorDyson; Will (1880-1938)
Title or CaptionTragic farce of Leipzig
"Yah thein trial is but a comic farce"
"No! Let ours be a tragic one!"
Extent1 item
Published byDaily Herald
DateUndated
FormatArtwork
Size41 x 48 cms
TechniqueBlack ink and crayon on card and process white.
Embedded text or transcriptFinding of London enquiry Reichstag fire
Case against Torgler
The defence
Person DepictedHitler; Adolf (1889-1945)
SubjectsNazis
Reichstag
enquiries
Legal proceedings
Location of artworkBritish Cartoon Archive
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