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Ref NoDL0817
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Artist or CreatorDavid Low (1891-1963)
Title or Caption[no caption]
Extent1 item
Published byEvening Standard
Date28 Apr 1934
FormatArtwork
Size57.4 x 39.6cm
Techniqueblack ink/blue crayon
Embedded text or transcriptLow's Topical Budget
Betting Bill - Cabinet meet (Exclusive)
The Cabinet met today to decide whether gambling was a curse. Unfortunately attention was diverted to a flies' race-meeting being held upon the Prime Peanut. Discussion was adjourned.
Social Item : Present at the Italian party to celebrate Mussolini's early retirement from Politics was Mr. Mussolini, a relative. Among famous works of Art on view was the latest Fascist Deficit, which was much admired.
Mister Mussolini
Waterloo Bridge - Do not touch
The Ancient Low (some year's hence) : "Yes, grandson. This is the very bridge about which there was so much argument in 1943 by having it stuffed for the British Museum and letting the traffic swim."
A new "League of Chivalry" is announced that swears to "defend the quarrel of all maidens of fair fame." Joan Bull threatens to found a League to clip on the jaw any bozo that buts into her business.
The Austrialian cricketers yesterday paid a call on Larwood's foot. They expressed the opinion that although the foot seemed well, it would be unwise to use it until after the Tests.
Today's Leading Article - straight from Colonel Blimp at the Turkish Bath
Hot Room
Gad, sir, Lord Beaverbrook is right! If we spend so much on Peace how can we afford to buy battleships?
Person DepictedMussolini; Benito (1883-1945)
Joan Bull
Larwood; Harold (1904-1995)
Bradman; Donald (1908-2001); Sir
Colonel Blimp; (fictional)
Low; David (1891-1963)
Beaverbrook; Max Aitken (1879-1964); Baron,
Musso; (Low's dog)
Subjectsbridges
Gambling
Italy
test matches
Behaviour
government
Australia
Politics
London
Sports
construction
Games
Transport
dogs
Baths
Festivals and customs
Social attitudes
health
Conservation
lotteries
Turkish baths
Weapons
economics
buildings
Chivalry
battleships
crimes
cricket
Animals
women
monkeys
Bowls
Defence
demolition
Environment
Cabinet
planning
roads
hot rooms
government planning
Copyright contact detailsNorthcliffe House, 2 Derry Street, London W8 5TT solo@solosyndication.com
Location of artworkReturned to Beaverbrook Foundation, 1998
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Persons
CodePersonNameDatesAboutMultimediaImage
GB/BCA/58Mussolini; Benito (1883-1945)1883-1945   
GB/BCA/832Joan Bull   
GB/BCA/463Larwood; Harold (1904-1995)1904-1995   
GB/BCA/744Bradman; Donald (1908-2001); Sir1908-2001   
GB/BCA/173Colonel Blimp; (fictional)   
GB/BCA/1Low; David (1891-1963)1891-1963   
GB/BCA/96Beaverbrook; Max Aitken (1879-1964); Baron,1879-1964   
GB/BCA/2400Musso; (Low's dog)   
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