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Cover of an annex of De Nieuwe Amsterdammer, an independent Dutch periodical published 14 October 1916, showing a satirical cartoon by Jan Sluijters about the Battle of Verdun with the caption: Peace palm of the German Crown Prince. With peace dove: "We are all tired of the bloodshed." In addition to his paintings Sluijters produced several satirical cartoons for periodicals.
Image: A German eagle is stuck with one leg in a trap (Entente), with Verdun as bait. On the ground before the eagle lie bones and a skull, the remains of prey (Belgium and Serbia). The eagle holds a peace palm in his bloodied mouth.

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14-10-1916
1916
318 x 475 mm
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Bijvoegsel van De nieuwe Amsterdammer. Onafhankelijk Nederlandsch weekblad onder redactie van mr H.P.L. Wiessing. No 94 14 october 1916.
De vredespalm van den Duitschen kroonprins. Het vredesduifje: - "Wij zijn allen het bloedvergieten moede." ( woorden uit het interview met den Amerikaanschen journalist)
België. Servië. Entente. Verdun.

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