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New Year card

Date made: 1940

Artist: unknown

Description: A cream handprinted card with a design of a snowman (a satirical cartoon of Adolf Hitler) with a broom and a scythe melting in the sun and the inscription, 'May the Sun of 1941 melt that Snowman'.

A New Year card produced in Onchan or Hutchinson internment camp, the cartoon is initialed 'D.O.L.'.

The card was given to donor's husband who was a member of the Home Guard and lived at 13 Falkland Drive, Onchan, during the Second World War. He visited the internment camps on a regular basis.

Measurements: overall: 11.5 cm x 9 cm

Materials: paper

Object name: greetings card

Collection: Art Collection

ID number: 2008-0025/3



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