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An original press photograph of the improbable spectacle of Winston S. Churchill with Ernst Bohle, the leader of the Organization of the Nazi Party Abroad, smiling together at the end of their 1 October 1937 meeting at Churchill's London residence
Keystone View Company 6 October 1937, London. This original press photo captures the improbable spectacle of Winston Churchill and Ernst Bohle - the leader of the Organization of the Nazi Party Abroad - smiling together outside of Churchill’s London residence on 1 October 1937. This press photo belonged to the archives of The Daily Telegraph. The image, measuring 10 x 8 inches (25.4 x 20.3 cm), is a gelatin silver print on heavy matte photo paper. Condition is very good. The paper is crisp, clean, and free of scratches with light wear along the edges confined to the margins. Not unsuitably, The Daily Telegraph Art department hand-applied paint to isolate Churchill. The verso bears the copyright stamp of "Keystone View Company", two received stamps of The Daily Telegraph dated OCT 1937, and a typed caption titled "BRITISH-BORN LEADER OF FOREIGN NAZIS MEETS WINSTON CHURCHILL". The caption is dated "1.10.37", and reads, "HERR ERNST BOHLE, the leader of the Organisation of Nazis Abroad who arrived in London yesterday, today visited Mr. WINSTON CHURCHILL at the latter’s flat in Victoria to "put things straight with regard to his recent attacks on the foreign organisation of the Nazi party."" This photograph is housed in a removable, archival mylar sleeve within a rigid, crimson cloth folder. When this photograph was taken Churchill-was still in his "Wilderness Years"; he spent most of the 1930s out of power and out of favor, warning about the dangers of a rising Nazi Germany, often at odds with both his party leadership and prevailing public sentiment. Churchill’s pen was often … [Click Below for Full Description]
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