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Artist or CreatorDavid Low (1891-1963)
Title or CaptionLow's Topical Budget
Extent1 item
Published byEvening Standard
Date19 May 1934
FormatArtwork
Size51.5 x 35.8cm
Techniqueblack ink/blue crayon
Embedded text or transcriptLow's Topical Budget
Shirt Crisis : House of Comics
Someone has been seen wearing a shirt. Indignation is expressed at such indecency and the person has been requested to blush with shame. (Later) The shirt person refuses and is defiantly making himself pants out of a certain newspaper.
Runnymede Pageant
Scene I
Local authorities arguing with organisers about (A) Who gets the takings (B) Why the fat parts have all been grabbed by Society clothes-horses.
The Military Tournament opened as usual, a special police escort having been sent to protect the troops from seditious literature.
"Tut-tut London is very wearing in the Season, what with being presented at Crystal Palace Dog Show and what-not."
Cricket Stop Press
Low says - It may be W.G. Grace at the wicket. It may be Larwood's foot. Dashed if I can see the difference through C.B. Fry's monocle.
Hey, Low! Bring down your birth certificate, driving licence, discharge from bankruptcy, marriage lines, ticket of leave and bank-book. Its time to apply for our Ascot tickets.
Blimp - From Low's Turkish Bath
Gad, sir, Lord Beaverbook is right. What we need is a Hitler to prevent us from having anything to do with the government of our own country.
Person DepictedHitler; Adolf (1889-1945)
Low; David (1891-1963)
Colonel Blimp; (fictional)
Musso; (Low's dog)
SubjectsAnimals
Baths
Behaviour
Cabinet
Clothing and dress
Crystal Palace
Defence
Design and invention
Exhibitions
Games
Historical periods and persons
Human beings
London
London in the season
Performance
Philosophies
Police
Politics
Resemblance
Royal Ascot
Runnymede
Runnymede pageant
Sciences
Social attitudes
Social events
Sports
Turkish baths
Weapons
Windsor
cities
cricket
crimes
decency
democracy
dictatorship
dogs
firearms
government
health
human settlements
local government
military tournaments
monkeys
monocles
races
scientific instruments
sedition
shirts
social classes
soldiers
towns
upper class
SeriesLow's topical budget
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/394Hitler; Adolf (1889-1945)1889-1945Born in Austria. Politician and leader of the National Socialist German Workers Party (Nazi Party). He served as German chancellor from 1933-1945 and head of state (Fuhrer) from 1934-1945. He established a single-party dictatorship based on the totalitarian and autocratic ideals of national socialism. He gained support for his views on German nationalism, anti-Semitism, anti-capitalism and anti-communism through his impassioned speeches and propaganda. He wanted to establish a New Order of absolute rule in Europe and pursued a policy of seizing land by force for the Aryan people.  
GB/BCA/1Low; David (1891-1963)1891-1963   
GB/BCA/173Colonel Blimp; (fictional)   
GB/BCA/2400Musso; (Low's dog)   
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