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Low, David Alexander Cecil, 1891-1963 :What's Czechoslovakia to me, anyway? [18 July 1938]

Reference Number: NON-ATL-C-0084

A British man in a deckchair, smoking and reading a newspaper whose headlines about the East European situation he is ignoring. Above and behind him a huge avalanche is poised ready to fall, with its rocks marked Czechoslovakia, Poland, Rumania, Anglo-French Security System etc. Low is satirising Britain's lack of preparedness for war.

Key terms:
1 image, categorised under Ink drawings and Caricatures, related to Sir David Alexander Cecil Low, Exhibition title Kiwi Cartoonist on Hitler's Blacklist David Low, The Evening Standard (English newspaper), Czechoslovakia, Rumania, Poland, Newspapers and World War, 1939-1945 - Causes.

Part of:
Low, David Alexander Cecil, 1891-1963 :What's Czechoslovakia to me, anyway? [18 July 1938], Reference Number NON-ATL-C-0084 (1 digitised items)

Extent: 1 original cartoon(s)Ink & pencil, 342 x 502 mm on sheet 365 x 525 mm. Single art work

Conditions governing access to original: Not restricted

Other copies available: Colour laser printIn Drawings & Prints under Artist/Title (DFP-007656)

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