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Artist or CreatorDavid Low (1891-1963)
Title or CaptionProgress to Liberty - Amritsar style.
Extent1 item
Published by[The Star]
Date16 Dec 1919
FormatNewspaper
Embedded text or transcriptIreland
India
NotesReprinted from The Daily News printed under cartoon. Caption from David Low by Colin Seymour-Ure and Jim Schoff: "The massacre of Indian civilians at Amritsar by British troops on 13 April 1919 roused passions both among supporters and opponents of Indian nationalism. Low recalled "There was a row. This was a cartoon so far removed from the customary pleasantries that it shocked. For some days sizzling letters poured in ... " (Low's Autobiography p.98) ...
SubjectsIndia
Ireland
British Empire
soldiers
massacres
International relations
Copyright contact detailsNorthcliffe House, 2 Derry Street, London W8 5TT solo@solosyndication.com
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