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Artist or CreatorDavid Low (1891-1963)
Title or CaptionLow's topical budget
Extent1 item
Published byEvening Standard
Date04 Aug 1934
FormatArtwork
Size55 x 38cm
Techniqueblack ink/blue crayon
Embedded text or transcriptTraffic Menace - Gent in Sports-car: "There's so many bloomin' big ambulances on the road now that a feller can't do 60 without takin' a serious risk."
The White City is so crowded with athletes that they have been injuring one another.
Trainer: "15 minutes for that sprint! What kept you?"
Athlete: "Sorry. A pole-jumper fell on me and I got a bung on the ear with a javelin."
Brrr!
Every year, when the anthropologists start discussing the evolution of man from ape, Low's studio becomes haunted.
Those clever nuts may be able now to tell from your fingerprints what diseases you are likely to get; but Mussolini can tell positively from his footprints on the best carpet what he is going to get.
Oi Oi Oi
The experts say that the first mumblings of childhood are really Hebrew; Which accounts for the Anti-Semitic feeling among fathers in large-birth-rate countries like Germany.
Advance Models for the Coming Season
Smart Masks for the Fashionable Female
Simple beret-shaped model in light weight tarred-velour, self-contained.
Original model with tucked schnozzle, in mustard colour.
Exceptionally attractive model, with hosepipe for cocktail parties.
Col Blimp in Training. Gad, sir, Mr. Baldwin is right. To ensure peace we must have plenty of airplanes. Otherwise how are we going to drop messages of goodwill on the enemy?"
Person DepictedLow; David (1891-1963)
Colonel Blimp; (fictional)
Musso; (Low's dog)
Subjectsevolution
sports arenas
Third Reich 1933-45
Transport
accidents
Germany
traffic congestion
jews
gas masks
fashions
monkeys
Armaments
Cartoons
Defence
Sports
biology
Hebrew
Exteriors
art
International relations
cars
rearmament
dogs
Sciences
Games
Baths
health
cartoonists
ambulances
Turkish baths
Weapons
Traffic
civil defence
athletics
ARP
Historical periods and persons
Animals
aircraft
Clothing and dress
White City
Language and languages
antisemitism
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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CodePersonNameDatesAboutMultimediaImage
GB/BCA/1Low; David (1891-1963)1891-1963   
GB/BCA/173Colonel Blimp; (fictional)   
GB/BCA/2400Musso; (Low's dog)   
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