CodeGB/BCA/558
Dates1769-1821
Person NameNapoleon I (1769-1821); Emperor of the French
SurnameNapoleon I
Other forms of nameBonaparte, Napoleon
EpithetEmperor of the French
Catalogue
RefNoTitleArtistDateMultimediaImage
NG2077The Retreat To MoscowNicholas Garland20 May 1980NG2077.jpg 
DL2719"Umm...Better shave my moustache to avoid misunderstandings"David Low (1891-1963)18 Apr 1947DL2719.jpg 
LSE3342Ghosts of SmolenskDavid Low (1891-1963)03 Sep 1943LSE3342.jpg 
MW3085"And stop imagining you're Napoleon - I am!"Emmwood [John Musgrave-Wood]05 Aug 1974MW3085.jpg 
09363We need more than the Dunkirk Spirit! This is the Retreat from Moscow|!"Michael Cummings18 Jul 196609363.jpg 
MW2633[no caption]Emmwood [John Musgrave-Wood]25 Apr 1970MW2633.jpg 
16624"Ever since Barbara Castle's speech we've had nothing but trouble with that shop steward!"Jak [Raymond Jackson]08 Nov 196916624.jpg 
02303"Move up, Napoleon, here comes Acheson"William Papas08 Dec 196202303.jpg 
WH0665The Willies' quick change poses at a glance [on reverse]W.K. Haselden26 Jan 1915WH0665.jpg 
LSE4330Same good plan - same bad siteDavid Low (1891-1963)11 Nov 1939LSE4330.jpg 
MC0826"Africans! You, too, have your Man of Destiny! You, too, shall have your Glorious Dead!"Michael Cummings08 Aug 1960MC0826.jpg 
15137Great generals know when to retreat and dare to do it - Duke of wellingtonStanley Franklin29 Apr 196915137.jpg 
21373[no caption]Emmwood [John Musgrave-Wood]04 Nov 197121373.jpg 
NG0315[No caption]Nicholas Garland26 Jan 1967NG0315.jpg 
22914"But, George, you should have seen some of the others!"Jak [Raymond Jackson]03 Aug 197222914.jpg 
09205Retreat to MoscowIllingworth, Leslie Gilbert, 1902-197920 Jun 196609205.jpg 
NG4760Retreat from MoscowNicholas GarlandMarch 1991NG4760.jpg 
DL1940Ersatz CorsicanDavid Low (1891-1963)12 Nov 1942DL1940.jpg 
VY3294"Ah, mon cher docteur - the British still don't think like good Europeans, as we do..."Vicky [Victor Weisz]01 Aug 1961VY3294.jpg 
mue038pJohn Bull firing at a Mark!!Artist unknown18 Aug 1803mue038p.jpg 
19963Retreat from MoscowLeslie Gibbard23 Mar 197119963.jpg 
26595"And stop imagining you're Napoleon - I am!"Emmwood [John Musgrave-Wood]05 Aug 197426595.jpg 
40454Labour's Election HopesEmmwood [John Musgrave-Wood]20 May 197040454.jpg 
NG2463"Napoleon on board the "Bellerophon" (after Orchardson)Nicholas Garland15 Jun 1982NG2463.jpg 
MW2648[no caption]Emmwood [John Musgrave-Wood]26 May 1970MW2648.jpg 
MW3406"If you can't sleep, Harold, try counting eggs!"Emmwood [John Musgrave-Wood]04 Jun 1970MW3406.jpg 
LSE6283The Retreat from Glasgow.David Low (1891-1963)04 May 1920LSE6283.jpg 
LSE3016The ghost that follows him aroundDavid Low (1891-1963)13 Oct 1941LSE3016.jpg 
59206[no caption]Martin Rowson03 Sep 200159206.jpg 
ILW4004Published caption: Retreat to MoscowIllingworth, Leslie Gilbert, 1902-197920 Jun 1966ILW4004.jpg 
19832"Never mind, Tom, we'll get our revenge at Waterloo!"Jak [Raymond Jackson]05 Mar 197119832.jpg 
MW3449Labour's Election HopesEmmwood [John Musgrave-Wood]20 May 1970MW3449.jpg 
LSE6344"Winston Churchill, you are indicted for conspiring wilfully to misuse and waste British lives and property. How do you plead?" "I refuse to discuss the matter." ["I have nothing to add to the statement made by Mr.Bonar Law." Winston Churchill in reply to Mr. Clynes interrogation on the Golovin revelations.]David Low (1891-1963)09 Jul 1920LSE6344.jpg 
LSE4260A profound reflection.David Low (1891-1963)01 Jan 1919 - 31 Dec 1963LSE4260.jpg 
VY3358"Ah, mon ami, the English just don't fit historically into this new Europe of ours ..."Vicky [Victor Weisz]21 Jan 1963VY3358.jpg 
44926"Napoleon on board the "Bellerophon" (after Orchardson)Nicholas Garland15 Jun 198244926.jpg 
mue038uA Stoppage to stride over the globeArtist unknown[ca 1810]mue038u.jpg 
18192[No caption]Nicholas Garland26 Jan 196718192.jpg 
17887"Emmwood's interviews - 'Does love make your beard grow longer?' A tramp. 'No mister it
just makes me feel warmer!" A bearded lady. 'Well my husband tells me it tickles his fancy!' A
Septuagenarian. 'You kiddin' mate!' A politician. 'If I told you no one would believe me!'"
Emmwood [John Musgrave-Wood]30 May 197017887.jpg 
DL2056Ghosts of SmolenskDavid Low (1891-1963)03 Sep 1943DL2056.jpg 
LSE4884"Umm...Better shave my moustache to avoid misunderstandings"David Low (1891-1963)18 Apr 1947LSE4884.jpg 
VY1232[No caption]Vicky [Victor Weisz]05 Jul 1958VY1232.jpg 
MC1168"... The only room left, she said! Maybe we should never have come..."Michael Cummings05 Nov 1962MC1168.jpg 
VY1280"Herr de Gaulle is no nationalist. He in no way corresponds with the pricture of him given by the press in the last few months" - Dr Adenauer, West German ChancellorVicky [Victor Weisz]18 Sep 1958VY1280.jpg 
WH3848The art of reforming our faces. [caption on reverse]W.K. Haselden28 Mar 1927WH3848.jpg 
12650The Retreat to MoscowKenneth Mahood23 Jan 196812650.jpg 
PC2535[no caption]Chris Priestley23 Sep 1997PC2535.jpg 
NG0687[No caption]Nicholas Garland21 May 1971NG0687.jpg 
WH5776New Year wishes for every age of man. [caption on reverse]W.K. Haselden31 Dec 1921WH5776.jpg 
WH1271How trousers kill Romance [on reverse]W.K. Haselden04 Jun 1917WH1271.jpg 
MW2777"I don't know what he's doing to the enemy, but by God! - he frightens me!"Emmwood [John Musgrave-Wood]22 Jul 1971MW2777.jpg 
MC0484"Are you sure, Monsieur le prefet, they've got the right general?"Michael Cummings26 May 1958MC0484.jpg 
21207"Of course it's a total phoney - he's getting more deserters than I am!"Paul Rigby25 Oct 197121207.jpg 
MC0613"Talk with Krushev, eh? You British don't seem to know how to stand up to dictators..."Michael Cummings20 Apr 1959MC0613.jpg 
10348"I demand you delete the last chapter on Waterloo that shows my distinguished relative and ancestor in an unfavourable light!"Michael Cummings23 Dec 196610348.jpg 
MW2652"Emmwood's interviews - 'Does love make your beard grow longer?' A tramp. 'No mister it just makes me feel warmer!" A bearded lady. 'Well my husband tells me it tickles his fancy!' A Septuagenarian. 'You kiddin' mate!' A politician. 'If I told you no one would believe me!'"Emmwood [John Musgrave-Wood]30 May 1970MW2652.jpg 
WH4879The amateur actor: Some characteristics. [caption on reverse]W.K. Haselden11 Mar 1926WH4879.jpg 
ILW0503Published caption: 'At least I took Moscow first'Illingworth, Leslie Gilbert, 1902-197927 Nov 1942ILW0503.jpg 
40451"Abominable snowman? - just another Tory scare, Roy - I promise you!"Emmwood [John Musgrave-Wood]09 Jun 197040451.jpg 
ILW4098The plum pudding in dangerIllingworth, Leslie Gilbert, 1902-197926 Jun 1967ILW4098.jpg 
20788"I don't know what he's doing to the enemy, but by God! - he frightens me!"Emmwood [John Musgrave-Wood]22 Jul 197120788.jpg 
16022[No caption]Nicholas Garland31 Jul 196916022.jpg 
19752[no caption]Emmwood [John Musgrave-Wood]23 Feb 197119752.jpg 
27072"Up guards and join them!"Nicholas Garland09 Dec 197427072.jpg 
MRD0590The 100 DaysMartin Rowson28 Jan 2015MRD0590.jpg 
WH4979Supply and demand in "antiques". [caption on reverse]W.K. Haselden01 Mar 1923WH4979.jpg 
TW1132[No caption]Tom Webster (1886-1962)17 December 1925TW1132.jpg 
CU0032Mission to MoscowMichael Cummings02 Sep 1949CU0032.jpg 
PC5604[no caption]Dave Gaskill22 Feb 1999PC5604.jpg 
11496The plum pudding in dangerIllingworth, Leslie Gilbert, 1902-197926 Jun 196711496.jpg 
MC0289"They couldn't bust the British, but we dont even have to try..."Michael Cummings22 Mar 1957MC0289.jpg 
65663[no caption]Bill Caldwell15 May 200365663.jpg 
20380[No caption]Nicholas Garland21 May 197120380.jpg 
LSE3199Ersatz CorsicanDavid Low (1891-1963)12 Nov 1942LSE3199.jpg 
WDN0303The greater glory of France.
Napoleon at Verdun: My country, my glory is eclipsed. Mine were the triumphs of a General - these the triumphs of a people!
Dyson; Will (1880-1938)08 March 1916WDN0303.jpg 
98229Napoleon crossing his fingers ...Dave Brown15 Jan 201398229.jpg 
64805"Is there someone else? " / "Oh, look, darling! ... wave to nice Mr Mandelson!" / "It's not mad ... just patriotic!" / "I'll only be a donor if my fingers go to that Austrian nazi!"Tom Johnston24 Feb 200064805.jpg 
CU0030Cummings makes an election-day tour of Germany
Published caption: The Schmidts vote
Michael Cummings15 Aug 1949CU0030.jpg 
63867[no caption]Dave Brown04 Feb 200363867.jpg 
LSE6991"Come Inside!"David Low (1891-1963)31 Aug 1923LSE6991.jpg 
09990'Don't worry, Prime Minister, it's the German drift towards a dictatorship they're beefing about!'Illingworth, Leslie Gilbert, 1902-19799 November 196609990.jpg 
MW3397"Abominable snowman? - just another Tory scare, Roy - I promise you!"Emmwood [John Musgrave-Wood]09 Jun 1970MW3397.jpg 
VY1192"Ah, mon cher general, I too started as a liberator, but you know how I ended..."Vicky [Victor Weisz]27 May 1958VY1192.jpg 
LSE8827Take-over frontDavid Low (1891-1963)23 Jan 1962LSE8827.jpg 
17891Party Manifesto's or State Epicures taking un Petit SouperRichard Willson31 May 197017891.jpg 
18130"... The only room left, she said! Maybe we should never have come..."Michael Cummings05 Nov 196218130.jpg 
MW2716[no caption]Emmwood [John Musgrave-Wood]23 Feb 1971MW2716.jpg 
PC1871[no caption]Harry Horse [Richard Horne]27 May 1997PC1871.jpg 
00228"Gentlemen, I should like to draw your atention to a most alarming precedent that has been created for us all."Michael Cummings01 Nov 196100228.jpg 
08869[no caption]William Papas01 Apr 196608869.jpg 
66886[no caption]Steve Bell30 Aug 200066886.jpg 
25835"Courage comrades! The way we've been training for the big battle, with any luck we'll
lose !"
Emmwood [John Musgrave-Wood]27 Feb 197425835.jpg 
GS0750It's that vamp againSidney 'George' Strube09 Sep 1950GS0750.jpg 
MW3055"Courage comrades! The way we've been training for the big battle, with any luck we'll
lose !"
Emmwood [John Musgrave-Wood]27 Feb 1974MW3055.jpg 
18073[no caption]Michael Cummings30 Jul 196218073.jpg 
20840"Marvellous anti-Commarket propaganda, Callaghan! But it will get us into trouble with the Race Relations Board!"Michael Cummings30 Jul 197120840.jpg 
18141A Cummings postscript to it all... / "My God! Blucher's arrived on time - but he's gone over to the enemy!"Michael Cummings30 Jan 196318141.jpg 
CU1275"Marvellous anti-Commarket propaganda, Callaghan! But it will get us into trouble with
the Race Relations Board!"
Michael Cummings30 Jul 1971CU1275.jpg 
WH0409Allies now. But what do they think about it [on reverse]
Published caption: Napoleon and Nelson on the Entente Cordiale.
Printed under published cartoon: From Elysium the two great combatants of 1805 look down upon the Portsmouth rejoicings, which compel notice even in the clouds. A vast change indeed from 1805, the year of Trafalgar!
W.K. Haselden09 Aug 1905WH0409.jpg 
ILW4037Published caption: 'Don't worry, Prime Minister, it's the German drift towards a dictatorship they're beefing about!'Illingworth, Leslie Gilbert, 1902-19799 November 1966ILW4037.jpg 
17921"If you can't sleep, Harold, try counting eggs!"Emmwood [John Musgrave-Wood]04 Jun 197017921.jpg 
17862"But he CAN'T do that Jim - it's not cricket!"Emmwood [John Musgrave-Wood]26 May 197017862.jpg 
LSE0761Low's topical budgetDavid Low (1891-1963)19 Feb 1938LSE0761.jpg 
IL0182Published caption: 'At least I took Moscow first'Illingworth, Leslie Gilbert, 1902-197927 Nov 1942IL0182.jpg 
MRD0120So who asked Mr. Growth and Stability then?Martin Rowson08 Jun 2012MRD0120.jpg 
MW3443"But he CAN'T do that Jim - it's not cricket!"Emmwood [John Musgrave-Wood]26 May 1970MW3443.jpg 
NG1257"Up guards and join them!"Nicholas Garland09 Dec 1974NG1257.jpg 
NG0491[No caption]Nicholas Garland31 Jul 1969NG0491.jpg 
NG5333"There is only one step from the sublime to the ridiculous." (Napoleon)Nicholas Garland01 Jan 1993 - 31 Dec 1993NG5333.jpg 
MW2506Published captions:- "Old Emmwood's Almanack for the first six months of 1969 - [and under each picture from left] JANUARY Russians demand sanctions against America for invasion of moon. Big freeze hits Britain. Barbara Castle delighted. Threat as more power cuts to come. Election rumours. FEBRUARY Cubans hi-jack Apollo 9. Russia blames Britain. Freeze continues. Harold Wilson threatens to resign and join Tories. Students revolt. Opinion polls forecast election soon. MARCH Favourites first and second in Grand National. Russia accuses Harold Wilson of rape of Czechoslovakia. Thaw sets in. Barbara Castle furious. More revolting students. Election imminent. APRIL Enoch Powell joins labour Party. Government resigns. Powell takes over as P.M. of caretaker government. Tories resign. Wilson flees to Scilly Isles. Russia warns. General election demanded by revolting primary school students. MAY Harold Wilson returns fron the Scilly Isles at head of 20,000 revolting students. Ian Smith and Russia demand sanctions against Britain. General De Gaulle calls for general election. Britain goes to the polls. JUNE George Brown comes out of retirement and is elected leader of coalition government. Jim Callaghan furious. Cartoonists delighted. New Premier Brown appears on telly. Appeals to nation. General election imminent."Emmwood [John Musgrave-Wood]28 Dec 1968MW2506.jpg 
DL1305Low's topical budgetDavid Low (1891-1963)19 Feb 1938DL1305.jpg 
14519"Old Emmwood's Almanack for the first six months of 1969
- [and under each picture from left] JANUARY Russians demand sanctions against America for
invasion of moon. Big freeze hits Britain. Barbara Castle delighted. Threat as more power
cuts to come. Election rumours. FEBRUARY Cubans hi-jack Apollo 9. Russia blames Britain.
Freeze continues. Harold Wilson threatens to resign and join Tories. Students revolt.
Opinion polls forecast election soon. MARCH Favourites first and second in Grand National.
Russia accuses Harold Wilson of rape of Czechoslovakia. Thaw sets in. Barbara Castle
furious. More revolting students. Election imminent. APRIL Enoch Powell joins labour Party.
Government resigns. Powell takes over as P.M. of caretaker government. Tories resign.
Wilson flees to Scilly Isles. Russia warns. General election demanded by revolting primary
school students. MAY Harold Wilson returns fron the Scilly Isles at head of 20,000
revolting students. Ian Smith and Russia demand sanctions against Britain. General De
Gaulle calls for general election. Britain goes to the polls. JUNE George Brown comes out
of retirement and is elected leader of coalition government. Jim Callaghan furious.
Cartoonists delighted. New Premier Brown appears on telly. Appeals to nation. General
election imminent."
Emmwood [John Musgrave-Wood]28 Dec 196814519.jpg 
WH6645[Folies Bergère (Palladium)]W.K. Haselden[07 Oct 1925]WH6645.jpg 
CU0482Some Leaves From the PastMichael Cummings18 Nov 1950CU0482.jpg 
MC0779[No caption]Michael Cummings03 Apr 1960MC0779.jpg 
MC0152["Quick - 20 more bottles of the 'Geneva spirit' - large size!" crossed out]Michael Cummings12 Sep 1955MC0152.jpg 
01477"Cheer up, President de Gaulle! After all, it's the first time the Anglo-Saxons are on the wrong side of the table."Michael Cummings01 Jun 196201477.jpg 
MC0523If only we'd exported the British weekend .. by Cummings "Non, not now! Anyway, an army marches on its stomach" 1. "Really, Colonel-General, don't you realise I shall be on the grouse moors with George Hanover on the 12th!" 2. "Ach, Herr general, you exhaust my patience! I'm playing a four-ball with Hermann that day"Michael Cummings05 Aug 1958MC0523.jpg 
CU0172In 'La Prensa' tomorrow [published caption La Prensa (under new management) by Cummings]Michael Cummings30 Mar 1951CU0172.jpg 
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