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TitleInk Drawing: Prussian Professors and a German General
Date14 October 1914
Extent1 ink drawing
Name of CreatorShepard; E H
DescriptionOne ink drawing on card depicting five Prussian professors examining a Red Cross arm band worn by a German general.
Published in 'Punch' magazine on 14 Oct 1914.
Caption reads: 'Facts from the Front - We learn (from German sources) that the professors of a celebrated Prussian University have conferred the honorary degree of doctor upon one of their distinguished generals on his departure to the front'.
Physical DescriptionPin hole on left and top right. Corners dented and creased. Some surface paper loss on reverse. Tear at bottom.
Publication NoteCampbell, J. (2015) 'Shepard's War - E. H. Shepard - The Man Who Drew Winnie-the-Pooh' (London) Page 47.
ExhibitionsKunstenaar in oorlogstijd. E.H. Shepard, tekenaar van Winnie-the-Pooh (Artist in wartime. E.H. Shepard, draughtsman of Winnie -the-Pooh) exhibition at Museum Huis Doorn in the Netherlands, August to December 2017.
CodePerson NameDates
DS/UK/11157Shepard; Ernest Howard (1879-1976); Illustrator1879-1976
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