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Low, David Alexander Cecil, 1891-1963 :Japan want oil merely to pour on troubled waters. [21 February 1941]

Reference Number: NON-ATL-C-0096

Japanese Prime Minister speaking from a small boat to an American warship. Matsuoka is holding an oil-can and wearing angel's wings, surmounted by a dove of peace, and an olive-branch tucked into his belt. Refers to Japan's need for oil and approaches to the United States, on an apparently peaceful basis, at a time of aggression against other countries.

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1 image, categorised under Ink drawings and Caricatures, related to Sir David Alexander Cecil Low, The Evening Standard (English newspaper) and Japan - Foreign relations.

Part of:
Low, David Alexander Cecil, 1891-1963 :Japan want oil merely to pour on troubled waters. [21 February 1941], Reference Number NON-ATL-C-0096 (1 digitised items)

Extent: 1 original cartoon(s)Ink, Chinese white, blue wash & pencil, 305 x 449 mm (sheet size). Single art work

Conditions governing access to original: Not restricted

Other copies available: Colour laser printIn Drawings & Prints under Artist/Title (DFP-007774)

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