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Artist or CreatorDavid Low (1891-1963)
Title or CaptionLow's Topical Budget
Extent1 item
Published byEvening Standard
Date07 Sep 1935
FormatArtwork
Size57.8 x 37cm
Techniqueblack ink/blue crayon
Embedded text or transcriptBlack Hand Gang in Germany : "My Fuehrer! Since my dream of shaking hands with
you came true, that precious hand which you have touched remains unwashed". Fan letter to
Hitler. Great Institutions : No. l The Secret Service - Official (Showing visitor from
U.S.A.): "Efficient, what? Since the boys have been working on Abyssinia, they've been so
secret that they can't even find themselves." Today's Assignment : Find out all about the
ice-cream concession in Abyssinia. Egg Crisis : Unrest is caused in poultry circles by the
issue of statistics showing that a hen must speed up production to 180 eggs per annum to
cover costs. 8 hour day. Is Man an improvement on Diplodocus? asks Professor Tinwhiskers at
the British Association. Col. Blimp : "Gad, sir, Hurrah! Magnificent achievement : I wonder
if we can use it for killing people...." 300 m.p.h. Restaurant of the Future : "If certain
foods are really better for health than others, it is right to say so" says a food
authority forecasting the advertising of "Natural" foods. Roast Beef builds bonnie business
men. Lamb Chops are so bracing For your throat - Cold Mu[.....]. Free sample boiled potato
Bread is best Salt is life. Col. Blimp's Indignation : Gad, sir, Mussolini is right. How
dare those Abyssinians sell concessions in Abyssinia! Anyone would think they owned the
country!
Person DepictedColonel Blimp; (fictional)
Low; David (1891-1963)
Implied textPosters: 'Skegness is so Bracing' poster featuring The Jolly Fisherman commissioned by the Great Northern Railway Company in 1908 and is derived from an oil painting by John Hassall.
Subjectsevolution
diet
Food
Third Reich 1933-45
Transport
diplodocuses
Germany
salt
farms
bread
eggs
Armaments
hens
British Association for the Advancement of Science
beef
biology
Secret Service
physical training
Espionage
Marketing Boards
poultry
UK
Leadership
land speed records
Italy
cakes
cars
International relations
Drinks
Catering
Sciences
Associations
Ethiopia
condiments
health
prehistory
foreign policy
roast beef
Achievements
waiters
advertising
Animals
Historical periods and persons
meat
Agriculture
commercial radio
government departments
lambs
posters
Abyssinian
Earth
birds
Restaurants
bluebirds
expansionism
Human beings
lamb chops
Germans
SeriesLow's topical budget
Copyright contact detailsNorthcliffe House, 2 Derry Street, London W8 5TT solo@solosyndication.com
Fax: 02075660388
GenrePastiche
Location of artworkReturned to Beaverbrook Foundation, 1998
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GB/BCA/1Low; David (1891-1963)1891-1963   
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