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The Political Cartoon Collection of Jeffrey Archer

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David Low
‘NUREMBERG’ (‘NO DRUMS, NO TRUMPETS, NO BANNERS – PAH! HOW MUCH BETTER WE WOULD HAVE DONE IT’)
343 by 406mm., pen and ink with pencil, signed, inscribed with title and caption, and dated ‘Low original Nov 22 1945’, mounted, framed and glazed, minor discolouration to lower right margin
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Provenance

EXHIBITED:
'Images of Power: From the Jeffrey Archer Cartoon Collection', Monnow Valley Arts, 3 September - 30 October 2011; ‘The Illustrators. The British Art of Illustration 1837-2011’, Chris Beetles Gallery, November 2011-January 2012, no 237

Literature

Evening Standard, 22 November 1945

Catalogue Note

On 20 November 1945, the ‘Trial of the Major War Criminals’ began in Nuremberg, where 24 of the most important leaders of the Nazi Party were tried before the International Military Tribunal. The judges and prosecutors consisted of the victorious Allied powers of Great Britain, France, the Soviet Union and the USA.

Shown here, are:

Front Row (left to right) - Hermann Goering (1893-1946); Rudolf Hess (1894-1987); Joachim von Ribbentropp (1893-1946); Willhelm Keitel (1882-1946); and an unclear figure (in photos it is Ernst Kaltenbrunner but the cartoon figure is more likely to be Walther Funk (1890-1960)).

Back Row (left to right) - Karl Donitz (1891-1980); Erich Raeder (1876-1960); Baldur von Shirach (1907-1974)

The Political Cartoon Collection of Jeffrey Archer

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London