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  • Nuremberg Court Sketches: Cartoons by Günter Peis

    Nuremberg Court Sketches: Cartoons by Günter Peis

    November 12, 2015

    Over 800 reporters were present at the Palace of Justice in Nuremberg from November 1945 until September 1946 in a sincere effort to convey the significance of the Trials of Nuremberg. Among these many journalists were also sketch artists who made drawings of the courtroom and the defendants for media and publication companies. These sketch artists also played an import role to document the Nuremberg Trials while photographers were not always allowed in the court room.

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  • European Revue: Kill that Eagle, 1914

    European Revue: Kill that Eagle, 1914

    June 30, 2014

    Cartoon map of Europe at the beginning of World War I. The map is showing Austria-Hungary at the centre, depicted as the tragic and buffoonish Pierrot character of European pantomime, who eternally pines for an unrequited love. Is it Germany’s love that Austria pines for? Read more.

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