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Angus, Don, fl 1939 :British prestige. Appeasement. 28 June 1939.

Reference Number: A-312-2-002

Shows Chamberlain dressed in tails and holding an umbrella on a tightrope (British prestige). The rope is tied to a post (Appeasement) on one cliff and is strung across to another cliff where a Japanese man is standing with a knife. The rope has a knot in it and is dangerously worn. Beneath him are upturned swords and two flags, one has the swastika symbol on it and the other is the Italian flag. Refers to threats by Germany, Italy and Japan towards Britain.

Key terms:
1 image, categorised under Caricatures, related to Neville Chamberlain, Italy, Germany, Japan, Swastika, World War, 1939-1945, Tightrope walking, Flags - Italy and Umbrellas and parasols.

Part of:
Various artists :Collection of newspaper clippings, photocopies and bromides of cartoons by W. Blomfield (A-312-1), Angus (A-312-2), Paynter (A-312-3), Tom Scott (A-312-4), W. A. Bowring (A-312-5), `BLO' (A-312-6), Waite (A-312-7) and Ashley Hunter (A-312, Reference Number A-312 (28 digitised items)

Extent: 1 photocopy/iesSingle art work

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