Unknown photographer: An original b/w press photograph of the English Prime Minister Sir Winston Churchill (1874–1965) bidding goodnight to Queen Elizabeth II after a farewell dinner at No. 10 Downing Street on the eve of April 4th, 1955. Back with UPI stamp and describing news telegram dated April 5, 1955. Furthermore stamped date, “ ... 1968”. Photo size 23×17.5 cm. Frame size 43×33 cm.
“From Stettin in the Baltic to Trieste in the Adriatic an ”iron curtain“ has descended across the continent. Behind that line lie all the capitals of the ancient states of Central and Eastern Europe: Warsaw, Berlin, Prague, Vienna, Budapest, Belgrade, Bucharest and Sofia; all these famous cities and the populations around them lie in what I must call the Soviet sphere ...”
Winston Churchill in his famous speech in Fulton, MIssouri on March 5, 1946, in which he introduced the concept “iron curtain”.