Cartoon by Hanel on Political Union (1992)

‘Political Union — Sleeping Beauty and the princes.’ In 1992, inspired by the fairytale La Belle au Bois Dormant, Sleeping Beauty, written by the French author Charles Perrault, German cartoonist, Hanel, illustrates the efforts of the German Chancellor, Helmut Kohl, and of the President of the French Republic, François Mitterrand, to promote the implementation of a European Political Union, while the British Prime Minister, John Major, is quite lukewarm about the idea.

Source and copyright

Source: RIHA, Karl; SEEL, Peter (Hrsg.). Europa in der deutschen Karikatur. Siegen: Universität-Gesamthochschule Siegen, 1996. 69 S. (Massenmedien und Kommunikation N°104).

Copyright: (c) Hanel

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Cartoon by Hanel on Political Union (1992)