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Artist or CreatorDavid Low (1891-1963)
Title or Caption"You know you can truss me."
Extent1 item
Published by[Evening Standard]
Date13 Apr 1936
FormatArtwork
Size35.2 x 53.2cm
Techniqueblack ink/blue crayon
Embedded text or transcript"Old Sealed Lips"
Keep the Colonies
No Sanctions
Hats off my foot
Sanctions
Share the Colonies
Hats off to France
Fatal days
Lost opportunities of 6 months ago
Wasted chances
Person DepictedBeaverbrook; Max Aitken (1879-1964); Baron,
Hoare; Samuel John Gurney (1880-1959); Sir
Thomas; James Henry (1874-1949)
Chamberlain; Austen (1863-1937); Sir
Chamberlain; Neville (Arthur Neville) (1869-1940)
Eden; Anthony, (1897-1977); Earl of Avon,
Baldwin; Stanley Baldwin (1867-1947); Earl
Implied text"Sealed Lips" refers to a statement by Stanley Baldwin, as Prime Minister, on 10 December 1935. He told Parliament that he could not explain about the current peace negotiations over Abyssinia because his lips "were sealed" , but that if he could speak everyone would support him. [The Times, 11 December 1935, p.16, "Cabinet Sits Again."]
NotesThere is no newspaper cutting for this image in the artist's guardbooks.
SubjectsPunishment
binding and gags
Politics
Cabinet
UK
Leadership
government
International relations
Commonwealth
France
rebellion
politicians
torture
Copyright contact detailsNorthcliffe House, 2 Derry Street, London W8 5TT solo@solosyndication.com
Location of artworkReturned to Beaverbrook Foundation, 1998
Relates to cartoonDL1085

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CodePersonNameDatesAboutMultimediaImage
GB/BCA/96Beaverbrook; Max Aitken (1879-1964); Baron,1879-1964   
GB/BCA/395Hoare; Samuel John Gurney (1880-1959); Sir1880-1959   
GB/BCA/9Thomas; James Henry (1874-1949)1874-1949Labour politician. Expelled from the Labour Party and the National Union of Railwaymen in 1930.
Secretary of State for the Colonies 1924
Lord Privy Seal 1929
Secretary of State for the Dominions 1930-1935
Secretary of State for the Colonise 1935-1936.
Resigned 1936 over stock exchange scandal.
  
GB/BCA/10Chamberlain; Austen (1863-1937); Sir1863-1937Liberal Unionist - Conservative politician.
Civil Lord of the Admiralty 1895-1900
Financial Secretary to the Treasury 1900-1902
Postmaster General 1902-1903
Chancellor of the Exchequer 1903-1905
Secretary of State for India 1915-1917
Member of the War Cabinet 1918
Chancellor of the Exchequer 1919-1921
Lord Privy Seal 1921-1922
Conservative Leader in the Commons 1921-1922
Leader of the Conservative Party 1921-1922
Secretary of State for Foreign Affairs 1924-1929
First Lord of the Admiralty 1931
  
GB/BCA/146Chamberlain; Neville (Arthur Neville) (1869-1940)1869-1940   
GB/BCA/216Eden; Anthony, (1897-1977); Earl of Avon1897-1977   
GB/BCA/4Baldwin; Stanley Baldwin (1867-1947); Earl1867-1947   
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