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Low, David Alexander Cecil, 1891-1963 :Phoney peace parade. [4 July 1950]

Reference Number: NON-ATL-C-0112

Peace bound and standing on her head, marked 'Upside-down Soviet version of truth' while behind her parade Russian statesmen and newspaper editors, and general peace demonstrators. A large banner showing Stalin is held aloft, with text 'Thanks, great Stalin, for our peaceful tanks'. Pravda holds a banner reading 'Why won't the Western democracies be peaceful while we do them in?'. Isvestia holds a banner reading 'South Korea kicked North Korea on the boot with the seat of its pants'. Refers to various Soviet aggressions against the West and their interpretation of the situation in Korea

Key terms:
1 image, categorised under Ink drawings and Caricatures, related to Joseph Stalin, Sir David Alexander Cecil Low, The Evening Standard (English newspaper), Peace (Symbolic figure), Pravda (newspaper), Isvestia (Newspaper), Russia, Korean War, 1950-1953 and Demonstrations.

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Low, David Alexander Cecil, 1891-1963 :Phoney peace parade. [4 July 1950], Reference Number NON-ATL-C-0112 (1 digitised items)

Extent: 1 original cartoon(s)Ink, crayon & pencil, 321 x 389 mm (sheet size). Single art work

Conditions governing access to original: Partial restriction - Under copyright. Library may have copyright holder's address.

Other copies available: Colour laser printIn Drawings & Prints under Artist/Title (DFP-007784)

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