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Artist or CreatorDavid Low (1891-1963)
Title or CaptionLow's topical budget
Extent1 item
Published byEvening Standard
Date06 Jul 1935
FormatArtwork
Size55.2 x 36.5cm
Techniqueblack ink/blue crayon
Embedded text or transcriptGold-Blish
"Family using 1
2 belisha beacon for keeping goldfish" - says a contemporary.
Low urges Mr. Belisha to consider the aesthetic superiority of this idea over that of the present abomination.
New Submarine Menace
An expert recommends diving as a safe social exercise. "Before long", he says, "hostesses will invite their guests to put on helmets and inspect the seascape garden".
Society Note
A delightful submarine party was given by Mrs. Hooligan at which a good time was had by all. Champagne was poured down the air pipes. Two guests were drowned, and one blew up from frustrated impulses. Engine Trouble : Most modern mothers know as much about their babies as they do about the 4th dimension: Child Welfare Conference.
"I've given baby 2 cocktails, Jack, and STILL he's restless. Something must be wrong with his spark-plug.
New Jewish Radio
The official view is that no plans for a Jewish Radio Station would be complete without television.
Official Secrets
The Big 4 are tracking down those plans for the Battle of Waterloo, the auction sale of which was stopped last week. If Napoleon gets hold of them, there will be H... to pay.
Col. Blimp Leaps
Gad, sir, Mr. Eden is right. We should offer Mussolini Central Africa on condition that he stays there.
Person DepictedColonel Blimp; (fictional)
Low; David (1891-1963)
SubjectsAfrica
Albert Hall
Animals
Battle of Waterloo
Belgium
Belisha beacons
Big Four
Champagne
Drinks
Espionage
Foreign Office
Geographical areas
Historical periods and persons
International relations
Italy
Markets
Natural History Museum
Official Secrets Act
Police
Secret Service
Social events
Stereotypes
Traffic
UK
Underwater activities
alcohol
auctions
babies
broadcasting
cats
cavepeople
children
commerce
dinosaurs
diving
expansionism
family
fish
foreign policy
goldfish
government departments
infants
jews
parents
pedestrian crossings
pedestrians
police officers
political parties
prehistory
radio
school children
television
wine
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/173Colonel Blimp; (fictional)   
GB/BCA/1Low; David (1891-1963)1891-1963   
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