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Churchill and the Great Republic
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Warrior for Empire
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American Presidents
The Communicator
The Politician
World War II
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The Long Sunset
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Image: Anonymous. Winston Churchill in Blenheim Palace, 1916
Anonymous. Winston Churchill in Blenheim Palace, 1916
Divested of power and responsibility after the Dardanelles fiasco, Churchill sought outlets for his enormous store of creative energy. This sketch, by "Artist Unknown"—who may have been Churchill himself—depicts the ex-Minister painting the interior of his birthplace and family home, Blenheim Palace.
Object Details:
Pencil Drawing. Marlborough Papers, Manuscript Division, Library of Congress (72)

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