1916. A propaganda cartoon by T. Carnel depicting the execution of Miss Edith Cavell, lying on ...

Accession Number P03087.002
Collection type Photograph
Object type Black & white, Landscape
Physical description Black & white, Landscape
Date made 1916
Conflict First World War, 1914-1918
Copyright

Item copyright: Copyright expired - public domain

Public Domain Mark This item is in the Public Domain

Description

1916. A propaganda cartoon by T. Carnel depicting the execution of Miss Edith Cavell, lying on the ground, having been shot by a German soldier, as other German soldiers look on in the background. Miss Cavell, a British nurse in Brussels, was accused of being a spy by the Germans and was executed on 12 October 1915. The top right hand corner reads "Miss Edith Cavell cowardly murdered October 12th 1915".

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