Robley, Horatio Gordon, 1840-1930 :Hun rejoicing over U boat murders The Lusitania medal. [1915. Drawn ca 1919]

Date
1915 - 1919
Ref
E-024-f-2-012
Description

The German Emperor Wilhelm and Empress Augusta Viktoria standing at a balcony presenting medals to soldiers involved in the sinking of the ship Lusitania by a U-boat in May 1915. A large German flag hangs from the balcony. Two women on the left stand under and hold Chinese paper lanterns.

Another version of this drawing is numbered E-024-q-009. The figures on the left vary in the other version

Additional information: Text underneath the drawing adds 'In 1919 the German Government destroyed all discs from which medal was struck. The Lusitania was sunk by teh U20 (Infamy of the Sea)'.

Quantity: 1 drawing(s).

Physical Description: Pen, ink and wash on postcard, 343 x 240 mm

Access restrictions
Partly restricted - Curator required - Use copies in preference to original
Format
1 drawing(s), Works of art, Wash drawings, Portraits, Pen, ink and wash on postcard, 343 x 240 mm
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