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Gunmen Hold Up The Metropole

Date made: 1953

Artist: Miller, Harold 'Dusty'

Description: Cartoon drawn possibly for Isle of Man Times newspaper but apparently never published. Shows cariacatures of Manx shooters at awards evening, probably the Isle of Man Rifle Association dinner at the Metropole Hotel in April 1947. Depicted are PC Cowen of Kirk Michael (actually Sgt Fred Cowin), Charlie Poland of Ramsey (died 1954), Mr Homan of Michael (Leicester Homan who died in 1948, presenter of the Homan Cup), Percy Kissack (P.D.Kissack, formerly of the Manx Service Company, who was vice president of the Association, died 1948), Norman Crowe, Mr Coole of Douglas, and Mr W.A.Latham of Douglas.

Materials: ink, paper

Object name: cartoon

Collection: Art Collection

ID number: 2005-0069/75


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