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Churchill and the Cairo Conference

1921

Cairo Conference map

At the Cairo Conference, Winston Churchill presided over the establishment of the kingdoms of Iraq and TransJordan.
Palestine was excluded from TransJordan and fell under direct British administration.

1921G

By A.W. Lloyd, 'Punch', January 19, 1921

British Minister of Health, Sir Alfred Mond, visits Sir Herbert Samuel, the
British High Commisioner of Palestine, in Jerusalem

1921I

'The Passing Show' from the New York American, January 22, 1921

"The oil resources of Iraq became a first-class British aim."

1921J

By W.F. Blood, ''The Bystander', 1921

Standard Oil Company deal approved by the Iranian Parliament.

1921F

By Strube, 'Daily Express', January 24, 1921

1921N

By Raven Hill, 'Punch', January 26, 1921

1921E

By Strube, 'Daily Express', January 29, 1921

1921C

By Leo Cheney, 'The Passing Show', February 12, 1921

Churchill: "I created Transjordan with the stroke of a pen on a Sunday afternoon in Cairo"

1921A

By E.T. Reed, ''The Passing Show', 1921

'He's Back!'

1921B

By Richard Brooks, 'Punch', April 13, 1921

Winston Churchill, Secretary of State for the Colonies

1921E

By Raven Hill, 'Punch', April 13, 1921

1921V

A.W. Lloyd, 'Punch', April 29, 1921

1921H

From 'Punch', 1921

Lord Milner's proposals for giving modified
independence to Egypt were rejected by
London. He resigned!

1921H

From 'Punch', 1921

1921T

By Frank Reynolds, 'Punch', June 15, 1921

1921U

By A.W. Lloyd, 'Punch', June 22, 1921

1923M

By H.M. Bateman, 'The Passing Show', September 17, 1921

Llyod George, King of the World!

1921U

By E.G.O. Beuttler, 'The Bystander', August 10, 1921

1921S

By E.G.O. Beuttler, 'The Bystander', August 17, 1921

1921T

By E.G.O. Beuttler, 'The Bystander', August 31, 1921

1915T

By E.G.O. Beuttler, 'The Bystander', September 7, 1921

1921V

By E.G.O. Beuttler, 'The Bystander', September 21, 1921

1921W

By Raven Hill, 'Punch', December 7, 1921

France and Turkey sign the 'Accord of Ankara' on October 20, 1921

1921V

By CooperToons

Gertrude Bell: Queen of the Desert

Bell: Queen of the Desert

By CooperToons

Gertrude Bell was an English writer, traveller, political officer, administrator in Arabia, and a archaeologist who explored, mapped, and became
highly important to British imperial policy - mainly due to her extensive travels in Greater Syria, Mesopotamia, Asia Minor and Arabia.

1921W

By Vice Admiral Sir Herbert Richmond, 1921

Gertrude Bell presiding over an elders meeting presumably in Persia.

1925Y

Artist unknown, from 'Illustration Art Gallery', 1921

She played a major role in establishing and helping administer the modern state of Iraq utilizing her unique perspectives from
her travels and relations with tribal leaders throughout the Middle East. This piece shows an instant when a brigand, who invaded
Gertrude Bell's camp, stole her revolver and binoculars and was only prevented from killing her by the intervention of her servant.