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Low, David Alexander Cecil, 1891-1963 :Progress of 'civilization' in Spain. [23 November 1936]

Reference Number: NON-ATL-C-0076

A Spanish Civil War scene, with dead women's bodies on the ground, damaged buildings and bare trees. Hitler, Mussolini and Franco are standing to one side wth a soldier reporting to them "Excellency the Moorish troops are disturbed - they say our conduct of the war is unchristian". In their support of Franco, Hitler and Mussolini were brought closer together and in October 1936 established the Rome-Berlin Axis, an agreement to cooperate on matters of common interest.

Key terms:
1 image, categorised under Ink drawings and Caricatures, related to Adolf Hitler, Benito Mussolini, Sir David Alexander Cecil Low, Francisco Franco Bahamonde, Exhibition title Kiwi Cartoonist on Hitler's Blacklist David Low, The Evening Standard (English newspaper), Spain and Spain - History - Civil War, 1936-1939.

Part of:
Low, David Alexander Cecil, 1891-1963 :Progress of 'civilization' in Spain. [23 November 1936], Reference Number NON-ATL-C-0076 (1 digitised items)

Extent: 1 original cartoon(s)Ink, crayon & pencil, 348 x 537 mm on sheet 400 x 576 mm. Single art work

Conditions governing access to original: Not restricted

Other copies available: ColourIn Drawings & Prints under Artist/Title (DFP-007118)

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