Untitled (Branding the Bear - "Prussia")

William Blomfield, Artist

This is one of the cartoons in our collection. The place and date where it was made are unknown.
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Measurements
255 x 391mm
Media
pen and ink wash on paper
Description
Black and white pen and ink wash drawing of a German soldier wearing a pickelhaube helmet and holding a branding iron with the letter P on it. He is behind a large bear wearing a military peaked cap and has the word 'Russia' on the side of its body. It is licking a wound that drips blood on its right arm.
Credit Line
Collection of the Sarjeant Gallery Te Whare o Rehua Whanganui. Gift, 1918.
Collection Type
Permanent collection
Acquisition Date
1918

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Accession Number:
1918/2/98