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Artist or CreatorDavid Low (1891-1963)
Title or CaptionLast night at St. George's Theatre.
Extent1 item
Published byEvening Standard
Date17 Mar 1931
FormatArtwork
Size34.4 x 47cm
Techniqueblack ink/blue crayon
Embedded text or transcriptConservative Central Office
Headquarters of political perfection - Telegraphic address - 'Lily'.
Thrilling scene from St. George's bellowdrama "Her fight for decency"
Chorus of official heroes: "Villain, to behave so rudely to a lady! Shame on you, you big bully, you!"
(Villain flicks ash from cigar and makes noise like a raspberry.) Personal! Warning!! - If this election business continues a certain person is going to be found assassinated. Mind, I name no names, but let him beware, the big blob.
"The papers" (har har)
Person DepictedBeaverbrook; Max Aitken (1879-1964); Baron,
Chamberlain; Austen (1863-1937); Sir
McNeill; Ronald (1861-1934)
Horne; Robert; Sir
Hailsham; Douglas McGarel Hogg (1872-1950); Viscount
Inskip; Thomas (1876-1947); 1st Viscount Caldecote
Cooper; Duff, (1890-1954); Viscount Norwich,
Baldwin; Stanley Baldwin (1867-1947); Earl
Chamberlain; Neville (Arthur Neville) (1869-1940)
Low; David (1891-1963)
Subjectselections
Conservative Party
press
theatre
melodrama
Performance
political parties
Literature
drama
Politics
by-elections
periodicals
campaigns
visual media
St George's Day
Copyright contact detailsNorthcliffe House, 2 Derry Street, London W8 5TT solo@solosyndication.com
Location of artworkReturned to Beaverbrook Foundation, 1998
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GB/BCA/96Beaverbrook; Max Aitken (1879-1964); Baron,1879-1964   
GB/BCA/10Chamberlain; Austen (1863-1937); Sir1863-1937Liberal Unionist - Conservative politician.
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Postmaster General 1902-1903
Chancellor of the Exchequer 1903-1905
Secretary of State for India 1915-1917
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Chancellor of the Exchequer 1919-1921
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GB/BCA/61McNeill; Ronald (1861-1934)1861-1934   
GB/BCA/404Horne; Robert; Sir   
GB/BCA/355Hailsham; Douglas McGarel Hogg (1872-1950); Viscount1872-1950   
GB/BCA/418Inskip; Thomas (1876-1947); 1st Viscount Caldecote1876-1947   
GB/BCA/168Cooper; Duff, (1890-1954); Viscount Norwich,1890-1954   
GB/BCA/4Baldwin; Stanley Baldwin (1867-1947); Earl1867-1947   
GB/BCA/146Chamberlain; Neville (Arthur Neville) (1869-1940)1869-1940   
GB/BCA/1Low; David (1891-1963)1891-1963   
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