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Low, David Alexander Cecil, 1891-1963 :Ah, it would have been cheaper had she lived. [7 March 1938]

Reference Number: NON-ATL-C-0081

British Prime Minister Neville Chamberlain is flanked by the Chancellor of the Exchequer, Sir John Simon, and the Minister of Defence, Sir Thomas Inskip, with Cunliffe-Lister and Duff-Cooper at the rear. All of them are supporting an enormous wreath as they stand in front of the grave of the League of Nations 'presumed dead at Abyssinia'. Low supported the use of arms by the League against Italy, which had invaded Abyssinia. Five days after the publication of this cartoon, the German army marched into Austria, uniting it with Germany.

Key terms:
1 image, categorised under Ink drawings and Caricatures, related to Neville Chamberlain, Sir David Alexander Cecil Low, Exhibition title Kiwi Cartoonist on Hitler's Blacklist David Low, League of Nations, The Evening Standard (English newspaper), London, World War, 1939-1945 - Causes and Funeral rites and ceremonies.

Part of:
Low, David Alexander Cecil, 1891-1963 :Ah, it would have been cheaper had she lived. [7 March 1938], Reference Number NON-ATL-C-0081 (1 digitised items)

Extent: 1 original cartoon(s)Ink, crayon, & pencil, 345 x 500 mm on sheet 350 x 559 mm. Single art work

Conditions governing access to original: Not restricted

Other copies available: ColourIn Drawings & Prints under Artist/Title (DFP-007122)

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