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Low, David Alexander Cecil, 1891-1963 :Political British Association [8 September 1937]

Reference Number: NON-ATL-C-0079

The cartoonist is shown in discussion with three Colonel Blimps at the annual meeting of the British Association for the Advancement of Science, which has an exhibition showing the evolution of man from mild human to huge angry dinosaur, as a result of past errors in international relations, triggered by the Treaty of Versailles (1919) with further (backwards) development in the 1920s despite the hopes of German Foreign Minister, Gustac Stresemann, then further exacerbated by the weakness of the League of Nations in the face of Italy's invasion of Abyssinia (Ethiopia) in 1935-6.

Key terms:
1 image, categorised under Ink drawings and Caricatures, related to Treaty of Versailles, Sir David Alexander Cecil Low, Gustav Stresemann, Exhibition title Kiwi Cartoonist on Hitler's Blacklist David Low, The Evening Standard (English newspaper), Ethiopia, Italy, Germany, Dinosaurs, World War, 1939-1945 - Causes and Apes.

Part of:
Low, David Alexander Cecil, 1891-1963 :Political British Association [8 September 1937], Reference Number NON-ATL-C-0079 (1 digitised items)

Extent: 1 original cartoon(s)Ink, crayon, & pencil, 322 x 550 mm on sheet 385 x 580 mm. Single art work

Conditions governing access to original: Not restricted

Other copies available: ColourIn Drawings & Prints under Artist/Title (DFP-007120)

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