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RepositoryArchives and Special Collections, University of Surrey
LevelItem
Ref NoST/5/2/5
Alt Ref NoT049
TitleInk Drawing: "Alliteration for Allemands" Part One
Date1916
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'.
LanguageEnglish
Extent1 ink drawing
Physical DescriptionDiagonal crease on top left corner. Corners dented and indentations along edges. Two pin holes on top edge.
Publn_NoteCampbell, J. (2015) 'Shepard's War - E. H. Shepard - The Man Who Drew Winnie-the-Pooh' (London) Page 50.
FormatArtwork
RulesCompiled in accordance with ISAD(G) General International Standard Archival Description 2nd edition, 1999; National Council on Archives Rules for the Construction of Personal, Place and Corporate Names, 1997.
Persons
CodePerson NameDates
DS/UK/11157Shepard; Ernest Howard (1879-1976); Illustrator1879-1976
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