Ref NoAAB/1/1/4/25
Date13 September 1959
Extent1 cartoon
Creator NameAbraham; Abu (1924-2002); cartoonist
DescriptionAbu parodies the Conservatives 1959 summer general election campaign and depicts Lord Hailsham (Conservative party chairman) and Charles Hill (then the chancellor of the Duchy of Lancaster) putting up a poster to cover up the problems of the H-Bomb, Cyprus, Suez and the riots and deaths at the Hola prison camp in Kenya. Their slogan was: 'Life's Better With the Conservatives - Don't Let Labour Ruin It'. Abu's poster reads: "SUMMER IS BETTER WITH THE CONSERVATIVES - DON'T LET LABOUR RUIN IT!"
System Of ArrangementChronological
Access StatusOpen

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