The King Cheetah – Tribute to Ronald Searle

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The King Cheetah – ’15.2.42′

Tribute to RONALD SEARLE (3 March 1920 – 30 December 2011):
Best known for his St Trinians & Molesworth creations. Here are some of his earlier war sketches from his incarceration in Changi Prison Camp, Singapore.

Around 300 of these original sketches can be viewed at the Imperial War Museum, London. They are also available in Ronald Searle’s book ‘To the Kwai and Back: War Drawings 1939 – 1945

The King Cheetah instrumental track ’15.2.42′ references the date of the Fall of Singapore.

For more info: www.ronaldsearle.co.uk | www.thekingcheetah.com