CHURCHILL (WINSTON)

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Lot 12
CHURCHILL (WINSTON)

Sold for £ 1,920 (US$ 2,387) inc. premium
CHURCHILL (WINSTON)
Caricature of Churchill, signed and dated ("Winston S. Churchill/ March 1941"), showing him standing on the English coast, wearing his Trinity House uniform, smoking a cigar and smiling determinedly, signed and captioned by the artist, Tom Curr (1887-1958), "Give us the tools and we'll finish the job", watercolour over ink, on card, light water-staining at the edges, touching date and signature (still clear and legible), with Edinburgh Press Club envelope, 355 x 255mm., March 1941

Footnotes

  • Churchill had broadcast his famous appeal to the still-neutral Americans - "Give us the tools and we'll finish the job" - on 9 February 1941.
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