The Sykes-Picot Agreement

This is a section of my forthcoming graphic memoir, Dreamers of the Day, which follows my research trip to Oxford University in March 2019 as I begin work on my TE Lawrence graphic biographies.

This comic explains the Sykes-Picot Agreement, a secret agreement between the British and the French dividing up the Ottoman Empire before the Arabs entered WWI.

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*the French regarded Lebanon and the Syrian Coast as inherently French.

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