- Uncle Arthur and his Nightmares of the Round Table
- Pen and black ink, graphite, and blue chalk on moderately thick, moderately textured, beige wove paper
- Sheet: 11 13/16 × 17 7/16 inches (30 × 44.3 cm) and Image: 10 1/2 × 16 3/8 inches (26.7 × 41.6 cm)
Inscribed in pen, with black ink, upper left: "DELEGATE FROM BLAZES:" International Control? Outrageous! Opposed to the Traditional ideals of patriotism | and national sovereignity! Its ' my belief my hon. friends opposite | are trying to turn this into a Disarmament Confrence! | (cries of "SHAME")", inscribed in pen, with black ink, center: "GENEVA"; inscribed in pen, with black ink, lower center: "UNCLE ARTHUR AND HIS NIGHTMARES OF THE ROUND TABLE."; inscribed in pen, with black ink, lower left: "ARMS | MANUFACTURER"; inscribed in pen, with black ink, lower right: "FRENCH | ARMS | PLAN | ARMS | PLAN | BRITISH | ARMS | PLAN | ARMS |PLAN | PEACE CIVILIZ | ATION"
Signed in brush and brown ink, lower right; "LOW"
- Credit Line:
- Yale Center for British Art, Gift of Charles and E. Jennifer Monaghan
- Copyright Status:
- © Estate of the Artist
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- Drawings & Watercolors
- Prints and Drawings
- Subject Terms:
- caricature | historical subject | World War 1939-1945
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Sir David Low, 1891–1963, New Zealand, Uncle Arthur and his Nightmares of the Round Table, undated
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