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Ref NoDL1117
Alt Ref NoDL1117
Artist or CreatorDavid Low (1891-1963)
Title or CaptionLow's Topical Budget
Extent1 item
Published byEvening Standard
Date11 Jul 1936
FormatArtwork
Size55.7 x 40.5cm
Techniqueblack ink/blue crayon
Embedded text or transcriptZEPPELIN SCARE. Agitation is felt in Whitehall about the "accidental" visit of the "Hindenburg". It flew low over Inskip, circled three times and departed making an objectionable noise. Questions are to be asked.
OLYMPIC GAMES SURPRISE - HITLER TO COMPETE. The Fu
"hrer has decided to show that he is a sportsman too and has gone into training for an event to be selected. He will of course appoint himself winner.
QUEEN MARY" IN DOCK. The big liner has put in for a thorough overhaul. It seems that she has been severly dented by kicks in the stern from disgusted patriots for not winning the Atlantic blue riband after all.
Dictaphone Room to Sir J. Reith.
Nurse.
Dormitory for putting naughty announcers to bed without supper. Fumigation Room for treating tainted Lecturers. Angle Room for standing officials in the corner. Building Additions to Broadcasting House. Section of New Control Wing. Low ... Architect. Padded Cells for Disobedient Comedians.
Gad, sir, Hore-Belisha is right. Nationalise the roads so that pedestrians can be killed under Government supervision. COL. BLIMP'S REVIEW.
Person DepictedInskip; Thomas (1876-1947); 1st Viscount Caldecote
Hitler; Adolf (1889-1945)
Colonel Blimp; (fictional)
Low; David (1891-1963)
SubjectsBBC
swastika
Flags
Transport
controls
Queen Mary
Oceans
Zeppelins
Emblems
Sports
international competitions
athletes
censorship
pedestrians
Games
Olympics
1936
Traffic
ships
air transport
passenger ships
broadcasting
Atlantic Ocean
balloons
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/418Inskip; Thomas (1876-1947); 1st Viscount Caldecote1876-1947   
GB/BCA/394Hitler; Adolf (1889-1945)1889-1945Born in Austria. Politician and leader of the National Socialist German Workers Party (Nazi Party). He served as German chancellor from 1933-1945 and head of state (Fuhrer) from 1934-1945. He established a single-party dictatorship based on the totalitarian and autocratic ideals of national socialism. He gained support for his views on German nationalism, anti-Semitism, anti-capitalism and anti-communism through his impassioned speeches and propaganda. He wanted to establish a New Order of absolute rule in Europe and pursued a policy of seizing land by force for the Aryan people.  
GB/BCA/173Colonel Blimp; (fictional)   
GB/BCA/1Low; David (1891-1963)1891-1963   
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