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US deaths mounting in Iraq... "...Near them, on the sand, half sunk, a shattered visage lies, whose frown, and wrinkled lip and sneer of cold command..." Percy Bysshe Shelley. 1 November, 2006.

Reference Number: DCDL-0002601

The scene is a desert in Iraq. Coffins draped with American flags containing the bodies of dead American soldiers, are stacked high. Half buries in the sand is the head of George Bush. The words of Shelley's poem 'Ozymandias' are printed on the cartoon, has a theme of arrogance. Refers to the increasing number of deaths of American troops and the increasing unpopularity of the war in Iraq with the American people.

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1 image, categorised under Cartoons (Commentary) and Digital images, related to Percy Bysshe Shelley, George Walker Bush, Ramses II, King of Egypt, Iraq, Climatic changes and Global warming.

Part of:
Tremain, Garrick, 1941-:[Includes all digital cartoons published in the Otago Daily Times from 25 July 2005 onwards plus a selection from December 2004 to July 2005], Reference Number DC-Group-0022 (628 digitised items)

Extent: 1 digital cartoon(s)Jpeg image - Resolution 200 dpi; RGB (24 bit); Pixel dimensions 1120 x 878. Single art work

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