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Crush that beetle before it grows

Date made: 1942

Artist: Miller, Harold 'Dusty'

Description: Satirical cartoon drawn for Isle of Man Times newspaper. Shows boot of law & order about to crush beetle of black market.

This cartoon appeared on 21 February 1942. The newspaper that week carried an account of a 'remarkable' court case, in which two prominent local men were found guilty of siphoning petrol from a lorry to sell on the black market without coupons.

Materials: ink, paper

Object name: cartoon

Collection: Art Collection

ID number: 2005-0069/15


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