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British History (Pat Nicolle)
Rations: Yes We Have No Bananas (Original)

Rations: Yes We Have No Bananas (Original) by British History (Pat Nicolle) at The Illustration Art Gallery

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Artist: Patrick Nicolle (biography)
Medium: Gouache on Board
Size: 11" x 8" (280mm x 200mm)
Date: 1975

This is the unique original Gouache painting by Patrick Nicolle.

On the right is the weekly ration of food on which each Briton went to war in World War 2. Foreign food like bananas vanished from the shops.

Children grew up without having seen them and, when, offered a banana by a sailor home from overseas, often refused them because they did not know what they were (left).

Original artwork for illustration on p34 of Look and Learn issue no 714 (20 September 1975).


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British History (Pat Nicolle)

British History (Pat Nicolle)