|Artist:||Herblock (Block, Herb)|
|Created:||18 February 1942|
|Source:||The Library of Congress and the Herb Block Foundation|
Herblock produced many images of Chiang Kai-shek in the postwar years, but this is one of his earliest drawings of Chiang, and one made during the war against the Japanese. While it is unclear precisely why the Indian people are here depicted as lying on a bed of nails, the image was clearly produced in reference to Chiang's visit to India in early 1942, and marks a far more sympathetic rendering of the Chinese leader than those produced in later years by the same artist.