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Artist or CreatorMichael Cummings
Title or Caption[Big Ben Bazaar]
Extent1 item
Published byDaily Express
Date22 Dec 1952
FormatArtwork
Size38.5 x 28 cm
Techniqueblack ink blue wash on card
Embedded text or transcriptBlows real smoke
Price 10/-
Hand magnetises money actually out of your pocket
Price 9/6
Emits tremendous booming sound
Price 8/6
When wound, talks continuously (deluxe emotional model bursts into real tears)
Price 8/2 1/2
Doodles furiously
Price 4/-
"No - only one inquiry - from a bald little man, with a pipe and moustache who thought the 'doodling' model was insultingly cheap..."
Yes they're going very well. Just one complaint.
Person DepictedMorrison; Herbert (1888-1965)
Churchill; Winston (1874-1965)
Butler; Richard Austen (Rab) (1902-1982); Baron Butler of Saffron Walden
Dalton; Hugh (1916-1964)
Bevan; Aneurin (1897-1960)
Attlee; C. R. (Clement Richard) (1883-1967)
SubjectsConservative Party
Labour Party
prime ministers
party leaders
clockwork toys
Prices
Money
cigars
hands
tears
emotions
doodles
shop assistants
complaints
Copyright contact detailssyndication.queries@express.co.uk
Location of artworkBritish Cartoon Archive
Relates to cartoonCU0389

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CodePersonNameDatesAboutMultimediaImage
GB/BCA/549Morrison; Herbert (1888-1965)1888-1965   
GB/BCA/7Churchill; Winston (1874-1965)1874-1965British politician. Became a Conservative MP in 1900 and held the offices of President of the Board of Trade, Home Secretary, First Lord of the Admiralty, Chancellor of the Exchequer eventually becoming Prime Minister from 1940-1945 and from 1951-1955. A noted statesman and orator, he was also an officer in the British Army, an historian, writer and artist.  
GB/BCA/131Butler; Richard Austen (Rab) (1902-1982); Baron Butler of Saffron Walden1902-1982   
GB/BCA/185Dalton; Hugh (1916-1964)1916-1964   
GB/BCA/107Bevan; Aneurin (1897-1960)1897-1960   
GB/BCA/82Attlee; C. R. (Clement Richard) (1883-1967)1883-1967   
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