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Artist or CreatorMichael Cummings
Title or CaptionWhat a Pity the Politicians Can't Try a Little Glanour Too
Extent1 item
Published byDaily Express
Date24 Jun 1954
FormatArtwork
Size46.5 x 27 cm
Techniqueblack ink blue wash on card
Embedded text or transcriptMarlene Summerskill - "You sure can't teach a Grandma to suck eggs!" -- £ £ £ £ £ £ £ £ -- Groucho Butler - "It is more blessed to give than to receive!" -- Pettipants' Braddock the darling of the centre court... -- 'Stroke' Molotov - star of Lake Geneva -- The French political scene? Oh, that's been run by all the Marx Bros for years...
Person DepictedSummerskill; Edith (1901-1980)
Butler; Richard Austen (Rab) (1902-1982); Baron Butler of Saffron Walden
Braddock; Elizabeth Margaret (Bessie) (1899-1970); Mrs
Molotov; Vyacheslav Mikhailovich (1890-1986)
Poujade; Pierre (1920-2003)
Mendes-France; Pierre (1907-1982)
Gaulle; Charles de, (1890-1970)
Faure; Edgar (1908-1988)
Implied textMarlene Dietrich, Groucho Marx, Marx Brothers
SubjectsUK
France
Labour Party
Conservative Party
actresses
comedy
Chancellor of the Exchequer
tennis players
rowing
Politics
glamour
Money
grandparents
Lake Geneva
celebrities
wardrobes
suits
Copyright contact detailssyndication.queries@express.co.uk
Location of artworkBritish Cartoon Archive
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Persons
CodePersonNameDatesAboutMultimediaImage
GB/BCA/1192Summerskill; Edith (1901-1980)1901-1980   
GB/BCA/131Butler; Richard Austen (Rab) (1902-1982); Baron Butler of Saffron Walden1902-1982   
GB/BCA/1089Braddock; Elizabeth Margaret (Bessie) (1899-1970); Mrs1899-1970   
GB/BCA/533Molotov; Vyacheslav Mikhailovich (1890-1986)1890-1986   
GB/BCA/1303Mendes-France; Pierre (1907-1982)1907-1982   
GB/BCA/193Gaulle; Charles de, (1890-1970)1890-1970   
GB/BCA/1956Poujade; Pierre (1920-2003)1920-2003   
GB/BCA/1955Faure; Edgar (1908-1988)1908-1988   
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