Chaplin in Thatchers Britain

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  Painting: Chaplin in Thatchers'  Britain.acrylic on paper 30 x 40 cm 1982  
 

This painting was inspired by the mass unemployment, economic cuts and the threat of nuclear war in Britain during the Thatcher years.
The Charlie Chaplin image was taken from a monochrome still from The Kid 1921 with Jackie Coogan playing the Kid. Jackie Coogan later starred as Uncle Fester in the TV show The Addams Family.

 

 
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