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Artist or CreatorMichael Cummings
Title or CaptionCummings Discovers an Unreported Corner of the Farnborough Air Show
Extent1 item
Published byDaily Express
Date13 Sep 1954
Size41 x 36.5 cm
Techniqueblack ink blue wash on card
Embedded text or transcriptThe Churchill Observation Balloon -- Still in the ascendant -- German re-armament -- The Deakin Transport Craft -- Can contain a formidable cargo of resoultions - but only just -- The track of the Rising Price Vertical Take-Off Aircraft - said to approach the speed of light -- The Bevan Hot Air Propelled Bomber -- drops an outsize bombload of bricks -- The Socialist 'Both-Ways' Liner -- With contra-directional engines. Flies to re-armed Germany and to dis-armed Germany at the same time. Maiden flight to be attempted soon at Scarborough
Person DepictedDeakin; Arthur (1890-1955)
Churchill; Winston (1874-1965)
Eden; Anthony, (1897-1977); Earl of Avon
Bevan; Aneurin (1897-1960)
Attlee; C. R. (Clement Richard) (1883-1967)
SubjectsConservative Party
Labour Party
party leaders
prime ministers
Leader of the Opposition
Secretary of State for Foreign Affairs
International relations
hot-air balloons
air shows
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