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Artist or CreatorDavid Low (1891-1963)
Title or CaptionLow's topical budget
Extent1 item
Published byEvening Standard
Date10 Nov 1934
FormatArtwork
Size55.8 x 37cm
Techniqueblack ink/blue crayon
Embedded text or transcriptNew Street Game - "Bringing Home the Beacon" If you get inside your own front gate with it YOU WIN. If you meet a cop YOU LOSE. As played nightly in the suburbs.
Yes - if I had enough money I'd bite Mosley
Strike of Crooners at B.C.C.
Apparently the new "mikes" are unsuitable for crooning. After the strikers had crooned their case, Sir J. Reith gave them jobs as lecturers instead.
Give telephones this Xmas
The Post Office is now catering for all tastes.
"The Mayfair" Jewelled in every hole. Tres chic.
"The Houndsditch" Durable. Useful for throwing at the old man.
New Pantheon.
It has been suggested that, to make room for modern works of sculpture, some of London's older statues might be removed to Whipsnade.
Trade Revival.
Great activity is reported in the pawnbroking industry, consequent upon the nobs getting their coronets out of pop for the Royal Wedding.
Col. Blimp's Memoirs. Gad, sir, Lloyd George is wrong! If things had been left to the High Command the War would have been over in half the time for twice as many troops.
Person DepictedReith; John Charles Walsham (1889-1971); Lord
Lloyd George; David (1863-1945)
George (1902-1942); Duke of Kent
Marina (1906-1968); Duchess of Kent
Low; David (1891-1963)
Colonel Blimp; (fictional)
Musso; (Low's dog)
Implied textbringing home the bacon
SubjectsAnimals
Armed forces
BBC
Baths
Belisha beacons
Christmas
Clothing and dress
Festivals and customs
Gifts
Historical periods and persons
Kings and rulers
Music
Politics
Proverbs and sayings
Traffic
Whipsnade Zoo
World War 1914-1918
Zoological gardens
art
broadcasting
casualties
commerce
coronets
crooners
dogs
elite
government policy
health
jewellery
jews
lions
pawnbrokers
pedestrian crossings
pedestrians
politicians
popular music
radio
sculpture
singers
social classes
statues
telephones
weddings
SeriesLow's topical budget
Copyright contact detailsNorthcliffe House, 2 Derry Street, London W8 5TT solo@solosyndication.com
Location of artworkReturned to Beaverbrook Foundation, 1998
Relates to cartoonDL0890

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Persons
CodePersonNameDatesAboutMultimediaImage
GB/BCA/621Reith; John Charles Walsham (1889-1971); Lord1889-1971   
GB/BCA/5Lloyd George; David (1863-1945)1863-1945President of the Board of Trade 1905-1908.
Chancellor of the Exchequer 1908-1915.
Prime Minister 1916- 1922.
Leader of the Liberl Party 1926-1931.
  
GB/BCA/2192George (1902-1942); Duke of Kent1902-1942   
GB/BCA/2096Marina (1906-1968); Duchess of Kent1906-1968   
GB/BCA/1Low; David (1891-1963)1891-1963   
GB/BCA/173Colonel Blimp; (fictional)   
GB/BCA/2400Musso; (Low's dog)   
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