Ref NoST/5/2/5
Alt Ref NoT049
TitleInk Drawing: "Alliteration for Allemands" Part One
Extent1 ink drawing
Name of CreatorShepard; E H
DescriptionOne ink drawing on card depicting stereotypes of the enemy forces and their allies. Six small sketches show humorous scenes featuring increasing numbers of individuals from one to six. This may be a parody of the carol 'The Twelve Days of Christmas'.
Drawing published in 'Punch' magazine almanack in 1916 together with Part Two (ST/5/2/6).
Captions read: 'One omnipotent oberburgomeister overflowing ostend ; Two triumphant Teutons toasting (or tight?) "Tags" ; Three trusting Turks trying to Teutonise ; Four fearsome forebears frightening father ; Five farsighted fatherlands foraging in Flanders ; Six svelte subordinates saluting somebody'.
Physical DescriptionDiagonal crease on top left corner. Corners dented and indentations along edges. Two pin holes on top edge.
Publication NoteCampbell, J. (2015) 'Shepard's War - E. H. Shepard - The Man Who Drew Winnie-the-Pooh' (London) Page 50.
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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