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Rip von Santa Claus

Date made: 1940

Artist: Miller, Harold 'Dusty'

Description: Satirical cartoon drawn for Isle of Man Times newspaper.

This cartoon appeared on 7 December 1940. It shows Father Christmas distributing gas masks at last. There had been much controversy that year over the reluctance of the Isle of Man government to supply the people with gas masks. Distribution had finally taken place about a week previously.

Materials: ink, paper

Object name: cartoon

Collection: Art Collection

ID number: 2005-0069/37


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