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Britain spent a happy bank holiday - or did they?

Date made: 1941

Artist: Miller, Harold 'Dusty'

Description: Satirical cartoon drawn for Isle of Man Times newspaper. Shows Stalin & Hitler preparing for war whilst John Bull goes on holiday.

This cartoon was published on 9 August 1941, with the title: "Britain spent a happy bank holiday - or did they?"

After much speculation as to whether the Soviet Union would actually join the Axis, Hitler invaded Russia in June 1941.

Materials: ink, paper

Object name: cartoon

Collection: Art Collection

ID number: 2005-0069/6


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